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HB 210 - Liquor License Fee - Key Vote

Delaware Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Liquor License Fee

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Liquor License Fee

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises license fees for the sale of alcoholic beverages, prohibits all sale of liquor between 1 AM and 9 AM, and requires a special license for all license-holders wishing to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays.

Highlights:
-Increases the biennial license fee to sell liquor from a hotel, taproom, restaurant, or store, not for consumption on the premises, from $500 to $1000 (Sec. 1). -Increases the biennial license fee for importation of beer and wine into the state from $1500 to $3000 (Sec. 1). -Increases the biennial license fee for importation of alcoholic liquor into the state from $5000 to $7500 (Sec. 1). -Excludes from the license fee alcohol sales and imports for the purposes of scientific or pharmaceutical research and production (Sec. 1). -Increases the biennial fee for license-holders who wish to sell alcohol on Sundays from $200 to $500 (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (25-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Liquor License Fee

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises license fees for the sale of alcoholic beverages, prohibits all sale of liquor between 1 AM and 9 AM, and requires a special license for all license-holders wishing to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays.

Highlights:
-Increases the biennial license fee to sell liquor from a hotel, taproom, restaurant, or store, not for consumption on the premises, from $500 to $1000 (Sec. 1). -Increases the biennial license fee for importation of beer and wine into the state from $1500 to $3000 (Sec. 1). -Increases the biennial license fee for importation of alcoholic liquor into the state from $5000 to $7500 (Sec. 1). -Excludes from the license fee alcohol sales and imports for the purposes of scientific or pharmaceutical research and production (Sec. 1). -Increases the biennial fee for license-holders who wish to sell alcohol on Sundays from $200 to $500 (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Legislation - Introduced (House) - (Key vote)

Title: Liquor License Fee

Highlights:
Project Vote Smart staff and volunteers are working hard to produce a clear and accurate summary of the contents of the bill. At this time, we have posted the voting record for HB 210 so you can see how the office holder representing you has voted on this piece of legislation. We will have a detailed summary available as soon as possible. For further status information, call the Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762).

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