DE HB241 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Passed on July 3 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-03 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This Act increases the States alcoholic beverage tax rates. The rate for beer increases by 2¢ per 12 ounce can. The rate for wine increases by approximately 3¢ per 5 ounce serving. The rate for spirits containing more than 25% ethyl alcohol by volume increases by 15¢ per 750 ml bottle.

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An Act To Amend Chapter 5, Title 4 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Taxes On Alcoholic Beverages.


Roll Calls

2017-07-02 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 13 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-07-02 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 26 N: 13 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-07-03 Signed by Governor
2017-07-02 Passed By Senate. Votes: 13 YES 7 NO 1 ABSENT
2017-07-02 Passed By House. Votes: 26 YES 13 NO 2 NOT VOTING
2017-07-02 Amendment HA 1 to HB 241 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2017-06-21 Reported Out of Committee (Revenue & Finance) in House with 3 On Its Merits, 5 Unfavorable
2017-06-21 Amendment HA 1 to HB 241 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-06-15 Introduced and Assigned to Revenue & Finance Committee in House

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