To eliminate a 1.85 percent tax imposed on the retail sale of liquor for off-premises consumption. The money from this tax is earmarked to the Liquor Control Commission, which oversees the state's liquor price controls and the regional liquor wholesaler and distributor monopolies the legislature has authorized for particular business owners. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on April 14, 2011
Reported in the Senate on May 24, 2011
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 31, 2011
To move back the date the bill goes into effect.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 31, 2011