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2013 House Bill 5140: Revise package liquor store quotas

Public Act 237 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. John Walsh (R) on November 7, 2013 To gradually phase-in a modest relaxation of package liquor store quota rules, to facilitate a store moving from one community to another community in the same or a neighboring county.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on November 7, 2013
Reported in the House on November 12, 2013 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. John Walsh (R) on November 13, 2013 To clarify that the bill's provisions apply notwithstanding a current administrative rule that may prohibit this.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2013
Passed 103 to 7 in the House on November 14, 2013 (same description)
To gradually phase-in a modest relaxation of package liquor store quota rules, to facilitate a store moving from one community to another community in the same or a neighboring county.
Received in the Senate on December 3, 2013
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on December 3, 2013
Reported in the Senate on December 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 12, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 12, 2013
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2013 To gradually phase-in a modest relaxation of package liquor store quota rules, so as to facilitate a store moving from one community to another community in the same county. Also, to slightly increase the "quota" on the number of these liquor stores allowed in certain communities over 50,000, where they are "designed to accommodate tourists and visitors to a resort area".
Received in the House on December 12, 2013
Passed 102 to 7 in the House on December 12, 2013 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 21, 2013

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