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2016 Senate Bill 1088: Allow third party alcohol deliveries from in-state stores only

Public Act 520 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Peter MacGregor (R) on September 20, 2016
To allow package liquor stores to use a “third party delivery service” (like UPS) to deliver products to a consumer, but also impose a new licensure mandate on delivery services if they want to do this. Out-of-state retailers would be prohibited from shipping beer and wine to Michigan consumers.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on September 20, 2016
Reported in the Senate on October 18, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on November 9, 2016
Referred to the House Commerce and Trade Committee on November 9, 2016
Reported in the House on December 8, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Ray Franz (R) on December 14, 2016
To adopt a version of the bill that would allow out of state retailers to ship beer, wine and liquor to Michigan consumers.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on December 14, 2016
Substitute offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on December 14, 2016
To adopt a version of the bill that would allow out of state distributors to ship liquor to Michigan consumers.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 14, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on December 14, 2016
To clarify the application to out of state liquor distributors.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 14, 2016
Received in the Senate on December 14, 2016
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 14, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To allow package liquor stores to use a “third party delivery service” (like UPS) to deliver beer, wine and liquor to a consumer, but also impose a new licensure mandate on delivery services if they want to do this. Out-of-state retailers would be prohibited from shipping beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 5, 2017

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