Tourism

2020 Regular Session

Tourism

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 917
Good Policy
Light spirit products; define as no more than 4% alcoholic content by weight, and regulate same as beer and light wine. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1290
Neutral
MS Blues Commission; direct to erect certain Blues Trail marker and add location to trail. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2200
Good Policy
Light wine and beer; authorize election in certain county seats to legalize the sale of light wine and beer. Dead
Analysis: This bill authorizes any city that is a county seat to hold an election on legalizing light wine and beer in the city. This is a step in the right direction, however, the decision to purchase or consume alcohol should be made by the individual, not the state.
SB 2304
Not Rated
Alcoholic beverages; allow package retail sales on Sundays. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2428
Not Rated
Light spirit products; define at no more than 4% alcoholic content by weight, and regulate same as beer and light wine. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2545
Good Policy
Native wines; allow sampling and sale at public events, pickup at wineries, and sale of alcoholic additives in tasting rooms. Alive
Analysis: This bill allows for the sampling and sale of wine at public events and loosens regulations regarding the delivery of wines to the retailers.
SB 2839
Not Rated
Holder of package retailer's permit authorized to conduct tasting or sampling events; revise certain restrictions. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed