Maine LD 366: An Act Regarding the Sale and Taxation of Hard Cider

LD 366 (subjects: MISCELLANEOUS TAXES , ALCOHOL TAXES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=366&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Jeffrey Timberlake of Turner: (R – District 75) — e-mail | Facebook

7 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/12/2015 House Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on VETERANS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Cyrway of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs, in concurrence.
4/29/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act Regarding the Sale and Taxation of Hard Cider

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

Sec. 1. 28-A MRSA 2, sub- 12-A, as amended by PL 2009, c. 652, Pt. A, 41, is further amended to read:

12-A. Hard cider. “Hard cider” means liquor produced by fermentation of the juice of apples , pears, cranberries or any combination of those fruits, including, but not limited to, flavored, sparkling or carbonated cider, that contains not less than 1/2 of 1% alcohol by volume and not more than 7% alcohol by volume.

SUMMARY

This bill includes within the definition of “hard cider” liquor produced by fermentation of pears and cranberries or combinations of apples, pears and cranberries.

Patterns of Support

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