HB 1843 Alcoholic beverage control; low alcohol beverage coolers.
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Alcoholic beverage control; low alcohol beverage coolers. Adds low alcohol beverage coolers to the type of alcoholic beverage product which may be manufactured and sold. A “low alcohol beverage coller” is defined as a drink containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume, but not more than seven and one-half percent of alcohol by volume, and consisting of spirits mixed with non-alcoholic beverages or flavoring or coloring materials, and which may also contain water, fruit juices, fruit adjuncts, sugar, carbon dioxide, preservatives or other similar products manufactured by fermenting fruit or fruit juices, The bill provides that low alcohol beverage coolers shall be treated as wine for all purposes of Title 4.1 except that they may not be sold in localities that have not approved the sale of mixed beverages and may not be sold for on-premises consumption other than by mixed beverage licensees.

Full text:
01/19/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD6193180  pdf
01/31/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD6193180-E  pdf
03/08/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1843ER)  pdf
04/03/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0661)  pdf

House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected

01/19/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD6193180
01/19/95  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/95  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 3
01/26/95  House: Reported from General Laws with amd. (22-Y 0-N)
01/27/95  House: Read first time
01/30/95  House: Passed by for the day
01/31/95  House: Read second time
01/31/95  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/31/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD6193180-E
02/01/95  House: Read third time and passed House (74-Y 23-N)
02/01/95  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 23-N)
02/01/95  House: Communicated to Senate
02/02/95  Senate: Read first time
02/02/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/17/95  Senate: Reported from R. & S. S. w/amendment (9-Y 6-N)
02/20/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/95  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/22/95  Senate: Read third time
02/22/95  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/22/95  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/95  Senate: Motion to rerefer to committee rejected (20-Y 20-N)
02/22/95  Senate: VOTE: REREFER TO COMMITTEE (20-Y 20-N)
02/22/95  Senate: Chair voted nay
02/22/95  Senate: Motion to recommit to committee rejected (19-Y 21-N)
02/22/95  Senate: VOTE: RECOMMIT (19-Y 21-N)
02/22/95  Senate: Motion for pending question agreed to (36-Y 4-N)
02/22/95  Senate: VOTE: PENDING QUESTION (36-Y 4-N)
02/22/95  Senate: Floor amendment rejected (19-Y 21-N) (Nolen)
02/22/95  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMENDMENT (19-Y 21-N)
02/22/95  Senate: Floor amendment agreed to (25-Y 15-N) (Saslaw)
02/22/95  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR AMENDMENT (25-Y 15-N)
02/22/95  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/22/95  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (22-Y 18-N)
02/22/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (22-Y 18-N)
02/22/95  House: Placed on Calendar
02/23/95  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (83-Y 13-N)
02/23/95  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (83-Y 13-N)
02/23/95  House: Title replaced
03/08/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1843ER)
03/15/95  House: Enrolled
03/15/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/25/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 661 (effective 7/1/95)
04/03/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0661)