Maine LD 122: An Act To Standardize Pints of Beer Sold in Maine

LD 122 (subjects: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES , LIQUOR SALES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=122&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. John Patrick of Oxford: (D – District 18) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/22/2015 Senate Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Cyrway of Kennebec REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
1/22/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/24/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report ACCEPTED.
READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (S-7) READ and ADOPTED.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
3/25/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-7).
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/26/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 8
(Yeas 83 – Nays 62 – Absent 6 – Excused 0)
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (S-7) was READ and ADOPTED.
TOMORROW ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING.
3/31/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.

READ the Second Time.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-7).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/1/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/2/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.
4/9/2015 Senate LD 122 In Senate, April 9, 2015, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?” 17 and 20, accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill not become law and the VETO was SUSTAINED.
Roll Call # 22 14 Yeas – 20 Nays- 1 Excused – 0 Absent

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 122 as originally introduced. L.D. 122 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (S-7) .

An Act To Standardize Pints of Beer Sold in Maine

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 28-A MRSA 715 is enacted to read:

715. Malt liquor sales in standardized pints

A retail licensee licensed for on-premises consumption may not sell or offer for sale malt liquor in a container represented as a pint unless that container can hold at least 16 fluid ounces.

summary

This bill requires that if an on-premises retail liquor licensee sells or offers for sale a pint of malt liquor, the container it comes in must have a capacity of at least 16 fluid ounces.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 122 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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