2009 Regular Session


File Code: Alcoholic Beverages - Statewide Bills Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 786
Sponsored By:
Delegates Bronrott, Ali, Bobo, Braveboy, Carr, Frush, Hecht, Hucker, Ivey, Lee, McComas, Mizeur, Montgomery, Morhaim, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Shewell, and Tarrant
Alcoholic Beverages - Enhanced Beer


Specifying that enhanced beer means alcoholic beverages with specified amounts of overall alcohol content obtained from flavors and other added nonbeverage ingredients containing alcohol; specifying that, for purposes of sales, enhanced beer is liquor that may be sold at retail only by a specified licensee; and specifying that enhanced beer is beer for purposes of the alcoholic beverages tax.

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 Economic Matters
Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 2B Alcoholic Beverages
( 1-102 , 1-102 , 1-102.1 )
Tax - General
( 5-101 , 5-101 )


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