SENATE DOCKET, NO. 680        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1565

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Joan B.  Lovely

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the taxation of cider.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

Joan B.  Lovely

Second Essex

 

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

1/25/2017

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

1/30/2017

Paul Tucker

7th Essex

1/30/2017

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

2/2/2017

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

2/6/2017

 



SENATE DOCKET, NO. 680        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1565

By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1565) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, John W. Scibak, Paul Tucker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the taxation of cider.  Revenue.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 4678 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to the taxation of cider.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 21 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 20 and 21, the words “six per cent of alcohol by weight” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- 8 1/2 per cent alcohol by volume.

SECTION 2. Said section 21 of said chapter 138, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 25, the word “six” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 8 1/2.