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2013 House Bill 5046: Allow customer’s wine in restaurants

Public Act 235 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Jim Stamas (R) on October 2, 2013 To allow a customer to bring his or her own bottle of wine to a restaurant that has a liquor license, but mandate the restaurant charge a minimum $25 fee for this.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on October 2, 2013
Reported in the House on November 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 13, 2013 To adopt a version of the bill that does not mandate restaurants charge a $25 fee for this.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2013
Passed 105 to 5 in the House on November 14, 2013 To allow a customer to bring his or her own bottle of wine to a restaurant that has a liquor license, and let the restaurant set and charge a fee for this.
Received in the Senate on December 3, 2013
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on December 3, 2013
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on December 11, 2013
Reported in the Senate on December 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on December 12, 2013 To allow a customer to bring his or her own bottle of wine to a restaurant that has a liquor license, and let the restaurant set and charge a fee for this.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 21, 2013

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