Wine bill stuck in committee
The Carroll County Times posted the article below about the direct wine shipping bill being stuck in the Senate Education, Health & Environmental
|Wine bill stuck in committee
|Friday, February 19, 2010
submitted in the Maryland General Assembly this session that would
allow direct shipping of wine to consumers in the state has been stuck
in a Senate committee, despite a majority in both houses co-sponsoring
to Adam Borden, executive director of Marylanders for Better Beer &
Wine Laws, the chairwoman of the Education, Health and Environmental
Affairs Committee Sen. Joan Carter Conway, D-District 43, has stated
she will not put the bill, SB566, up for a committee vote, even though
six of the nine committee members are co-sponsors of the bill.
said Conway has said she will schedule a Senate hearing for the bill
after it passes in the House, which is where his organization is now
concentrating its efforts. The House version of the bill, HB716, has a
hearing scheduled for March 5.
— Carrie Ann Knauer
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.
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