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HB 400 - Revised Alcohol Content of Beer - Key Vote

Montana Key Votes

Brian Schweitzer signed this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Revised Alcohol Content of Beer

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (80-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Revised Alcohol Content of Beer

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the limit on alcohol percentage by volume in beer from 7 percent to 14 percent.

-Specifies that the limit shall be 8.75 percent if the beer is a malt beverage that does not meet the following conditions (Sec. 2):
    -It is made by the alcoholic fermentation of an infusion or decoction, or a combination of both, in potable brewing water, of malted cereal grain; and -The sugars used for fermentation are at least 75 percent derived from malted cereal grain measured as a percentage of the total dry weight of the fermentable ingredients.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Revised Alcohol Content of Beer


  • Deborah Jean 'Deb' Kottel (MT - D) (Out Of Office)


  • Shannon James Augare (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul E. Beck (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark W. Blasdel (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Brueggeman (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Forrestina 'Frosty' Calf Boss Ribs (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robyn Driscoll (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robin Hamilton (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon R. Hendrick (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis Himmelberger (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cynthia 'Cindy' Hiner (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Galen Hollenbaugh (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian E. Hoven (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chuck Hunter (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Llewelyn E. Jones (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Margaret E. 'Margie' MacDonald (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary E. MacLaren (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William L. 'Bill' McChesney (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Penny Armstrong Morgan (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Art 'Yoda' Noonan (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Pat Noonan (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Nooney (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike K. Phillips (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon C. Sesso (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Janna Taylor (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon J. 'Gordy' Vance (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Villa (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert John 'Bob' Wagner (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David E. 'Dave' Wanzenried (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Wilson (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
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