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2014 House Bill 5578: Revise liquor control regulation detail
  1. Introduced by Rep. Hugh Crawford (R) on May 14, 2014, to eliminate a cap on the per case distribution fee that can be charged for liquor distributed to retailers by an “authorized distribution agent,” which is the term applied to the private companies authorized to warehouse and distribute hard liquor in Michigan.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on May 14, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on September 30, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
  2. Passed 102 to 5 in the House on October 2, 2014, to eliminate a $7.50 cap on the per case distribution fee that can be charged for liquor distributed to retailers by an “authorized distribution agent,” which is the term applied to the private companies authorized to warehouse and distribute hard liquor in Michigan.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on October 22, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on October 22, 2014.

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