2007 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 757
Sponsored By:
Senators Madaleno, Britt, Jones, and Pinsky
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

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

Sponsored by:

Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, 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