2007 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 422
Sponsored By:
Delegates Bronrott, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Gilchrist, Kaiser, and Ross
Alcoholic Beverage Tax - Special Fund for Addiction and Treatment Services


Increasing the State tax rates for alcoholic beverages in Maryland from $1.50 to $3 per gallon for distilled spirits, from 40 to 80 cents per gallon for wine, and from 9 to 18 cents per gallon for beer; providing for the distribution of the additional revenue resulting from the increased tax rates to a special fund to be used only for the purpose of providing additional funding for addiction treatment and prevention services; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Substance Abuse
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Substance Abuse

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Tax - General
( 2-301 , 5-105 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered