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2011 Senate Bill 5: Ease catering liquor permit restrictions

Public Act 20 of 2011

Introduced by Sen. John Pappageorge (R) on January 19, 2011
To allow the Liquor Control Commission to issue a supplemental liquor permit to caterers that would allow them to bring liquor and serve it at private events where they also serve food. Under current law, caterers are allowed to serve liquor, but the host of the event must purchase it independently.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on January 19, 2011
Reported in the Senate on March 15, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 15, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 15, 2011
Amendment offered in the Senate on March 17, 2011
To slightly expand the scope of the bill by extending its provisions to holders of different kinds of liqour licenses.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 17, 2011
Received in the House on March 17, 2011
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on March 17, 2011
Reported in the House on March 23, 2011
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 19, 2011

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