Introduced by Rep. Andrew Kandrevas (D) on May 27, 2010 To grant wine wholesalers within defined regions a monopoly on the sale of wine supplied by a particular winery or master distributor. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on May 27, 2010
Reported in the House on August 25, 2010 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Referred to the Senate Economic Development and Regulatory Reform Committee on September 14, 2010
Substitute offered in the Senate on November 10, 2010 To adopt a version of the bill that contains the provisions of 6007 as passed by the legislature, except for the ones vetoed by Gov. Granholm.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 10, 2010
Passed 25 to 13 in the Senate on November 10, 2010. See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".To grant wine wholesalers within defined regions a monopoly on the sale of wine supplied by a particular winery or master distributor. Also, to repeal the state ban on Sunday morning (and Christmas) liquor sales if a store pays extra for a license and the local government doesn't have a ban; authorize liquor licenses for certain continuing care nursing homes; allow wine, beer and brandy maker tastings in package liquor stores; and more.