Regarding Rulemaking and Pricing under the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations

Last updated: Jan 8, 2022

Details about this bill
Category: Alcohol / Tobacco / Guns
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Senator Craig Hickman, Senate 14 - Kennebec County
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1906




Senator Hickman of Kennebec would make changes to Maine’s alcohol laws. It would: 1. Make rules adopted by the bureau regarding labeling and pricing of spirits major substantive rules; 2. Sets limits on the ways in which the bureau can set or alter prices of spirits; 3. Allows a once-per-year gift from a certificate of approval holder to a retailer of spirits of a refrigerated display unit; and 4. Requires the bureau to present data regarding the sale of spirits in terms of on premises retail sales and off-premises retail sales.