April 11, 2011(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.
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).