2010 Senate Hearing Information

Great News!

Most of you have already been informed about the House Bill (HB 716) hearing date on March 5, see 2010 House Hearing Information. Well the Senate Chair has decided to hear our bill (SB 566) on the same day.

This is great news for those making the trip to Annapolis to testify in person. Twice the bang for your buck or voice! Accordingly, those wishing to submit written testimony on our bill should provide two copies now, one for each Committee.

The testimony should be addressed in the format provided below. Sample consumer testimony

Testimony on behalf of both the Senate Bill and House Bill (per the Hearing Information Sheet) should be sent to the Senate Sponsor’s (Senator Jamie Raskin) Chief of Staff, Alice Wilkerson, via email at senatorjamieraskin@gmail.c
om no later than Thursday, March 4 at 12 PM.

Jennifer Levy, Legislative Affairs Director for MBBWL, should be carbon copied on all written testimony submitted at jlevy@mbbwl.org



TESTIMONY FORMAT


House



The Honorable Dereck E. Davis, Chair

House Economic Matters Committee

House Office Building, Rm 230

Annapolis, MD 21401



March 2010



Re: Testimony in Support of HB 716 – Direct Wine Shipper’s License



Dear Chair Davis and Members of the Committee:



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Senate



The Honorable Joan Carter Conway, Chair

Senate Education Health & Environmental Affairs Committee

2 West Miller Senate Building

Annapolis, MD 21401



March 2010



Re: Testimony in Support of SB 566 – Direct Wine Shipper’s License



Dear Chair Conway and Members of the Committee:

Wineries with Permits

Wineries Able to Ship to MD

Here is a link to the Comptroller's website. Search for "DW-Direct Wine Shippers Permit" under permit type.

Search for wineries

 

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