U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

Harford liquor bills advance in Annapolis, but legislators have differences to resolve

Harford liquor bills advance in Annapolis, but legislators have differences to resolve

Bills in the Maryland State Senate and House of Delegates to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages at some events on the campus of Harford Community College and in local movie theaters have passed their respective houses in Annapolis.

The House and Senate versions of the legislation contain significant differences, however, that will have to be resolved among Harford's senators and delegates before they can be enacted.

House Bill 1051 and Senate Bill 916 would permit Harford Community College to obtain an alcoholic beverage license for the sale of beer and wine that are held on campus by third parties, but the House version has more limitations that the Senate's.

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