Maryland Subject | Alcoholic Beverages

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MDHB88PassMaking it a civil rather than a criminal offense to consume an alcoholic beverage in public under certain circumstances or possess an alcoholic beverage in an open container under certain circumstances; establishing the Task Force to Study Crime Clas...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 578
MDHB549PassAuthorizing the holder of a Class 1 distillery license to sell mixed drinks made from liquor manufactured by the license holder and other nonalcoholic ingredients for on-premises consumption; authorizing a local licensing board to grant an on-site co...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 665
MDHB551PassRemoving the limit on the number of farmers' markets at which the license holder may use a distillery off-site permit; and increasing from 6 to 32 the number of certain other events at which a distillery off-site permit may be used.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 666
MDSB596PassIncluding mead within the definition of beer for certain purposes; and assigning a certain tax rate for mead.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 762
MDHB960PassProhibiting the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City from transferring a license to another person until the resolution of pending criminal charges filed against the transferor that directly relates to the operation of the licensed premi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 707
MDSB704VetoSpecifying a certain time frame within which a certain franchisor is required to notify a franchisee of an intention to terminate or refuse to renew a beer franchise agreement; exempting certain franchisors from a prohibition against terminating or r...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB666PassAltering a nonprofit beer festival permit to be a nonprofit beer, wine, and liquor festival permit; altering the scope of authorization, fee, and various requirements to establish the nonprofit beer, wine, and liquor festival permit; repealing a cert...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 397
MDHB1080PassSpecifying a certain time frame within which a certain franchisor is required to notify a franchisee of an intention to terminate or refuse to renew a beer franchise agreement; exempting certain franchisors from a prohibition against terminating or r...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDHB180PassAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue electronic credentials in addition to, and not instead of, a license or an identification card; defining an "electronic credential" as an electronic representation of a license, an identification ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 142
MDHB1171IntroRequiring a certified alcohol and drug abuse program facility to provide a patient with a copy of certain records on the patient's request; requiring the members of a patient's ASAM criteria assessment team to meet with the patient for a certain purp...
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2019-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB480IntroEstablishing the Maryland Brewery Promotion Program in the Department of Commerce to provide grants and to conduct certain activities to promote the creation and development of Maryland breweries, visits to Maryland breweries, and the production and ...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB550EngrossAuthorizing the Comptroller to grant a Class 9 limited distillery license to the holder of an on-premises consumption permit; authorizing a local licensing board that does not issue a certain license to grant an on-premises and off-premises consumpti...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1057EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law requiring holders of certain retail alcoholic beverages licenses and certain designated employees to complete training in an approved alcohol awareness program; requiring individuals who are employed to sell or ser...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1052PassEstablishing the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission; expressing the legislative intent that the Field Enforcement Division (FED) in the Office of the Comptroller be transferred to the Commission by July 1, 2020; establishing certain powers and duties for...
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2019-03-28
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 12
MDHB508EngrossModifying certain elements required to establish a defense to serving an alcoholic beverage to an underage individual; and providing that reliance by an establishment or a seller on the results of an electronic identification scanner that verifies th...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB545IntroAltering the maximum rate of the admissions and amusement tax that a county or municipal corporation may set for gross receipts that are also subject to the State sales and use tax; altering the rate of the sales and use tax; altering the percentage ...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB943IntroRequiring a court to prohibit a person convicted of a third or subsequent offense of driving under the influence of alcohol from operating a motor vehicle that is not equipped with an ignition interlock system and to order the person to install an ig...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1316IntroIncluding mead within the definition of beer for certain purposes; and assigning a certain tax rate for mead.
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB150IntroExtending certain benefits under the More Jobs for Marylanders Program to businesses that locate or expand in opportunity zones in the State; extending to 2030 the termination date of the Program; altering the maximum aggregate credit amounts of init...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB508IntroEstablishing the Maryland Brewery Promotion Program in the Department of Commerce to provide grants and to conduct certain activities to promote the creation and development of Maryland breweries, visits to Maryland breweries, and the production and ...
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2019-02-08
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDHB910IntroIncreasing certain penalties for certain convictions of driving while impaired by alcohol while transporting a minor.
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB703IntroEstablishing the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Motor Fuel Commission with certain powers and duties; transferring certain responsibilities of the Comptroller to the Executive Director of the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Motor Fuel Commission; requiring the Commissi...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB687IntroProhibiting the Comptroller, an employee in the Office of the Comptroller, a member of a local licensing board, or an officer elected or appointed to any office of trust or profit under Maryland law from accepting a contribution of money or property ...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB174IntroExtending certain benefits under the More Jobs for Marylanders Program to businesses that locate or expand in opportunity zones in the State; extending to 2030 the termination date of the Program; altering the maximum aggregate credit amounts of init...
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2019-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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