CARRY-OUT LIQUOR SALES SUNSET; ELIMINATE                                              S.B. 141:

                                                                    REVISED SUMMARY OF INTRODUCED BILL

                                                                                                         IN COMMITTEE








Senate Bill 141 (as introduced 3-7-23)                                        (Senate-passed version)

Sponsor:  Senator Mallory McMorrow

Committee:  Regulatory Affairs


Date Completed:  3-20-23




The bill would amend the Michigan Liquor Control Code to eliminate a January 1, 2026, sunset on provisions that allow a qualified licensee to fill and sell qualified containers with alcoholic liquor for the purpose of off-the-premises consumption and to deliver alcoholic liquor to a consumer in the State if the qualified licensee meets certain conditions. 


MCL 436.1537a



(Please note: The information in this summary provides a cursory overview of previous legislation and its progress. It does not provide a comprehensive account of all previous legislative efforts on the relevant subject matter.)


The bill is similar to Senate Bill 559 of the 2021-2022 Legislative Session which, among other things, extended the sunset on the provision above from December 31, 2025, to January 1, 2026. Senate Bill 559 became Public Act 64 of 2021 and took effect on July 13, 2021.


                                                                                 Legislative Analyst:  Eleni Lionas




The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.


                                                                                       Fiscal Analyst:  Jonah Houtz


This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.