2009 Regular Session


File Code: Alcoholic Beverages - Statewide Bills Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1180
Sponsored By:
Senators Madaleno, Forehand, Frosh, Pinsky, and Raskin
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs & Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m. (Education Health and Environmental Affairs)
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

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