Introduced by Sen. Curt VanderWall (R) on May 24, 2019 To allow liquor makers to get a higher wholesale price if 40 percent of the grain they use is grown in Michigan. Under Michigan's extraordinarily detailed "liquor control" regulatory regime, the state government is the sole statewide wholesaler of all distilled liquor, and sells to retailers at uniform statewide prices. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on May 24, 2019
Reported in the Senate on October 16, 2019 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D) on November 13, 2019 Require the state to reimburse the school aid fund for any foregone revenue due to passage of the bill.