<![CDATA[Michigan, Liquor, and the Law - Proposed Legislative Changes]]>Wed, 15 Nov 2017 04:39:50 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Blog Post Detailing Legislative Updates]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:05:41 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/blog-post-detailing-legislative-updatesOur most recent blog post includes numerous legislative updates.  We will continue updating this list of bills as soon as possible.]]><![CDATA[SB 0651 of 2013]]>Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:14:04 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/sb-0651-of-2013Senate Bill 0651.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would increase the barrel limit for micro brewers to 60,000 barrels per year.]]>
<![CDATA[SB 0650 of 2013]]>Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:12:46 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/sb-0650-of-2013Senate Bill 0650.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would permit micro brewers who manufacture less than 1,000 bbl annually to deliver directly to retailers under certain
<![CDATA[HB 5040 of 2013]]>Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:58:28 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/hb-5040-of-2013House Bill 5040.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would prohibit on-premise licensees from advertising  a glass of beer as a pint until the glass contained at least 16 ounces of beer.]]>
<![CDATA[HB 5046 of 2013]]>Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:56:22 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/hb-5046-of-2013HB 5046 of 2013.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would permit on-premise licensees to allow the consumption of wine that is brought into the on-premise establishment by a customer.  The bill would also create a minimum corkage fee of $25 for each bottle brought in by the consumer and opened on the premises by the licensee or its employee.]]>
<![CDATA[SB 0504 of 2013]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:05:29 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/sb-0504-of-2013Senate Bill 0504.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would nullify any order, rule, or other action of MLCC that is not consistent with the Liquor Control Code.]]>
<![CDATA[SB 0505 of 2013]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:03:30 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/sb-0505-of-2013Senate Bill 0505.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would statutorily prohibit providing licensees with advertising items that have a "secondary use."]]>
<![CDATA[HB 4935 of 2013]]>Wed, 28 Aug 2013 18:34:58 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/hb-4935-of-2013House Bill 4935 of 2013.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would dramatically increase penalties for "critical violations" of the Michigan Liquor Control Code.

<![CDATA[SB 0462 of 2013]]>Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:17:34 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/sb-0462-of-2013Senate Bill 0462 of 2013.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would remove the longstanding prohibition on the use of brand-logoed novelty items.]]>
<![CDATA[HB 4924 of 2013]]>Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:16:25 GMThttp://michiganliquorlaw.com/proposed-legislative-changes/hb-4924-of-2013House Bill 4924 of 2013.  Follow the bill here.

This bill would amend the definition of "qualified small wine maker" as used in the recently passed 2013 PA 100 (permitting small wine makers to conduct tastings & sales at farmer's market) to include a wine maker that bottles not more than 25,000 gallons in a calendar year (up from 5,000) or is located within a 60-mile radius of the farmer's market location.]]>