2009 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Prior Year Introduction As: HB 904/08 - W&M
Sponsored By:
Delegates Gutierrez, Ali, Barkley, Carter, V. Clagett, Dumais, Gilchrist, Hecht, Hucker, Ivey, Kirk, Krysiak, Lee, Montgomery, Pena-Melnyk, Robinson, V. Turner, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
Alcoholic Beverage Tax - Increase and Distribution of Funds


Increasing State tax rates for alcoholic beverages from $1.50 to $4.00 for each gallon of distilled spirits, from 40 cents to $1.00 for each gallon of wine, and from 9 to 25 cents for each gallon of beer; requiring the Comptroller to distribute specified alcoholic beverage tax revenue to specified special funds to be used only to provide funding for specified services from the Developmental Disabilities Administration and specified services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sexual or physical child abuse; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Substance Abuse
Child Abuse and Neglect
Community Facilities and Services
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Human Resources, Department of
Legal Aid
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 7-206 , 7-206 )
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