2010 Regular Session


File Code: Alcoholic Beverages - Statewide Bills Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 921
Sponsored By:
Senators Conway, Astle, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Dyson, Edwards, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Glassman, Haines, Harrington, Harris, Jacobs, Jones, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Kramer, Lenett, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Munson, Peters, Pinsky, Pipkin, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Stone, and Zirkin
Maryland Winery Modernization Act


Authorizing the Comptroller to issue a farmer's market permit to specified alcoholic beverages license holders; specifying that a permit may be used only at a specified time and place and for specified purposes; requiring the licensee to notify the local licensing board of the issuance of a permit; requiring the Comptroller to report to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2010, on the viability and efficacy of permitting direct shipment of wine to consumers in the State; etc.

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 Senate Rules
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments
Laid Over (Senator Raskin) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Raskin) Withdrawn
Floor Amendment (Senator Raskin) Adopted
Special Order 3/18 (Senator Colburn) Adopted
Special Order 3/19 (Senator Conway) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Zirkin)
Special Order 3/23 (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Zirkin)
Motion Special Order 3/26 (Senator Mooney) Rejected (7-39)
Floor Amendment (Senator Zirkin)
Motion Withdrawn Amendment (Senator Zirkin) Adopted (42-4)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Returned Passed
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 4/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Economic Matters
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Action after passage in Senate and House
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 355

Sponsored by:

Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., District 27
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Substance Abuse
Alcoholic Beverages Licenses
Alcoholic Beverages - By Subdivision
Blue Laws
Carroll County
Frederick County
Garrett County
Interstate Affairs
Postal Service
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 2B Alcoholic Beverages
( 2-101 , 2-201 , 2-205 , 11-507 , 11-511 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 603423/01     Offered on: March 23, 2010   at: 12:15 p.m.     Status: Withdrawn
Number: 703122/01     Offered on: March 17, 2010   at: 11:10 a.m.     Status: Withdrawn
Number: 774239/01     Offered on: March 17, 2010   at: 11:09 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 923425/01     Offered on: March 19, 2010   at: 12:22 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 953525/01     Offered on: March 17, 2010   at: 11:13 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Economic Matters
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 23, 2010: Motion Special Order until 3/26 (Mooney) Rejected (7-39)
March 23, 2010: Motion Withdrawn Amendment (Zirkin) Adopted (42-4)
March 24, 2010: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
April 8, 2010: Third Reading Passed (139-0)