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2013 Senate Bill 79: Allow farmers market wine tastings and sales

Public Act 100 of 2013

Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen (R) on January 24, 2013
To authorize a special liquor license allowing small winemakers to sell wine and hold wine tastings at farmers markets and special events. The license would $25 per day.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on January 24, 2013
Reported in the Senate on April 23, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-6) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on May 2, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 2, 2013
Received in the House on May 7, 2013
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on May 7, 2013
Reported in the House on May 21, 2013
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on June 6, 2013
To require the "exclusive area under the control of the farmers market permit holder" mandated by the bill to be "well defined and clearly marked".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Wayne Schmidt (R) on June 6, 2013
To only allow a quota of one farmers market wine permit for every 1,500 people in a county.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2013
Received in the Senate on June 12, 2013
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 2, 2013

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