MD HB178 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB238


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)
Status: Passed on May 3 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Designating Maryland Rye or Maryland Rye Whiskey as the State spirit.

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State Designations – State Spirit – Maryland Rye


Roll Calls

2023-03-31 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-18 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2023-05-03HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 309
2023-04-03HouseReturned Passed
2023-03-31SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2023-03-30SenateSecond Reading Passed
2023-03-30SenateFavorable Adopted
2023-03-30SenateFavorable Report by Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-03-20SenateReferred Education, Energy, and the Environment
2023-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (134-0)
2023-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed
2023-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted
2023-03-17HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2023-02-08HouseHearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-18HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

HB238 (Carry Over) 2022-02-16 - Hearing 3/15 at 1:30 p.m.
SB497 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 308


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
General Provisions7318(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments