Maine LD 1508: An Act Regarding the Distribution and Off-site Storage of Spirits by Licensed Reselling Agents

LD 1508 (subjects: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES , LIQUOR SALES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1508&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Louis Luchini of Ellsworth: (D – District 132) — e-mail | Facebook

7 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
12/23/2015 House Received by the Clerk of the House on December 21, 2015.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS pursuant to Joint Rule 308.2 and ordered printed pursuant to Joint Rule 401.
3/22/2016 House Reports READ.
Representative LUCHINI of Ellsworth moved to ACCEPT the Majority Ought to Pass Report.
On further motion of the same Representative TABLED pending his motion to ACCEPT the Majority Ought to Pass Report.
Later today assigned.
3/22/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/23/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/24/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/28/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/29/2016 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the Majority Ought to Pass Report FAILED.
ROLL CALL NO. 529
(Yeas 38 – Nays 111 – Absent 2 – Excused 0)
Subsequently, the Minority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-570) was READ and ADOPTED.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-570).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/30/2016 Senate Reports READ
On motion by Senator CYRWAY of Kennebec Minority Ought to Pass As Amended Report ACCEPTED , in concurrence.

READ ONCE

Committee Amendment “A” (H-570) READ and ADOPTED

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-570) , in concurrence.
3/31/2016 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/1/2016 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

.

An Act Regarding the Distribution and Off-site Storage of Spirits by Licensed Reselling Agents

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

Sec. 1. 28-A MRSA 453-C, sub- 3, as enacted by PL 2003, c. 639, 1, is amended to read:

3. Off-site facility license. A licensed reselling agent may obtain a license to maintain an off-site facility for the storage and distribution of spirits as provided in this subsection.

A. The off-site storage facility may be used only for the storage of spirits intended for sale to an on-premises licensee or to fulfill and distribute orders to an on-premises licensee. The sales of spirits to an on-premises licensee must may be transacted at the licensed retail agency store or at the licensed off-site facility.
B. The off-site storage facility must be equipped with a security system providing 24-hour response.
C. A licensed reselling agent may have only one off-site storage facility, which may not be located further than 30 miles from the licensed retail agency store.
D. The fee for an off-site storage facility license is $100 annually.

SUMMARY

This bill amends current law governing a licensed reselling agent’s licensed off-site facility. The bill authorizes a licensed reselling agent to sell spirits to an on-premises licensee at the reselling agent’s liquor store location or at the licensed off-site facility.

Patterns of Support

Pattern of Cosponsorship by Region:

Pattern of Cosponsorship by Gender:

Pattern of Cosponsorship by Party:

Pattern of Cosponsorship by Campaign Finance Classification:

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 1508 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
The Open Maine Politics website is in a beta release and results should not be taken as definitive. Please visit the official website of the Maine State Legislature for entirely verifiable information.

Share this page…Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrDigg thisShare on RedditEmail this to someonePrint this page

Be the first to comment on "Maine LD 1508: An Act Regarding the Distribution and Off-site Storage of Spirits by Licensed Reselling Agents"

Leave a comment

Democracy thrives on participation; please share your thoughts!
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Your email address will not be published.


*