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2017 Senate Bill 440: Revise where Michigan Liquor Control Commission proceeds are earmarked

Public Act 155 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen (R) on June 7, 2017
To revise details of where money collected by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission is earmarked. The bill would specify that it must be delivered to either the state general fund, to support state's operations as the sole wholesaler of spirits (vs. beer and wine), or to a state "Craft Beverage Council" (formerly the Grape and Wine Industry Council), which spends money on direct and indirect subsidies that benefit this industry (see also Senate Bill 439).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on June 7, 2017
Reported in the Senate on December 7, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on January 17, 2018
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on January 17, 2018
Reported in the House on April 25, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 107 to 2 in the House on May 8, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To revise details of where money collected by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission is earmarked. The bill would specify that it must be delivered to either the state general fund, to support state's operations as the sole wholesaler of spirits (vs. beer and wine), or to a state "Craft Beverage Council" (formerly the Grape and Wine Industry Council), which spends it on direct and indirect subsidies that benefit this industry. See also House Bill 4667.
Received in the Senate on May 10, 2018
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on May 23, 2018

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