Key Votes

SB 994 - Increases Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages - Key Vote

Maryland Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increases Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-19) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (76-63) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the sales tax rate on alcoholic beverages from 7 percent to 9 percent, beginning July 1, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Increases the sales tax rate for alcoholic beverages from 7 percent to 9 percent, beginning July 1, 2011 (Sec. 1).
  • Increases appropriations for the Developmental Disabilities Administration for fiscal year 2012 from $5 million to $15 million, to fund a waiting list initiative for individuals in the crisis prevention and crisis resolution categories of assistance (Sec. 2).
  • This act is effective July 1, 2011 (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the sales tax rate on alcoholic beverages from 7 percent to 9 percent, beginning July 1, 2011.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increases Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

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