MD SB579 | 2012 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-5)
Status: Passed on May 22 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-05-22 - Approved by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Creating a Class 8 farm brewery manufacturer's license; specifying an annual fee for the license; authorizing a licensee to sell and deliver beer manufactured in a facility on the licensed farm or in another facility to specified persons; requiring that the beer be manufactured in a specified manner; specifying the privileges that may be exercised by a licensee, including providing samples of beer, selling foods, storing beer, and brewing and bottling beer; authorizing a licensee to sponsor special activities; etc.

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Alcoholic Beverages - Farm Brewery Manufacturer's License


Roll Calls

2012-04-01 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-03-31 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 135 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2012-03-09 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2012-05-22 Approved by the Governor
2012-03-31 Third Reading Passed with Amendments (135-0)
2012-03-30 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2012-03-30 Favorable with Amendments 923095/1 Report Adopted
2012-04-04 Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2012-04-03 Re-referred Economic Matters
2012-03-29 Hearing cancelled
2012-03-14 Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
2012-03-09 First Reading Health and Government Operations
2012-04-01 Passed Enrolled
2012-04-01 Third Reading Passed (46-0)
2012-04-01 Senate Concur - House Amendment
2012-03-09 Third Reading Passed (45-0)
2012-03-07 Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2012-03-07 Favorable with Amendments 134130/1 Report Adopted
2012-03-06 Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2012-02-08 Hearing 2/24 at 1:15 p.m.
2012-02-03 First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs


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Bill Comments