HB-4668, As Passed House, October 2, 2018

HB-4668, As Passed Senate, September 26, 2018



























     A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled


"Michigan liquor control code of 1998,"


by amending section 221 (MCL 436.1221), as amended by 2018 PA 155,


and by adding section 914b.




     Sec. 221. (1) The commission may shall maintain a revolving


fund that is to be derived from the money deposited to the credit


of the commission with the state treasurer. From time to time,


money must be transferred Money from the revolving fund shall be


periodically transferred to the general fund in accordance with the


management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594. The


revolving fund provided for in this section must be used for


replenishing, maintaining, warehousing, and distributing liquor


stock throughout this state and for administration of this act. The

commission shall make prepare and submit a monthly report


containing an accounting of the revolving fund to the state


treasurer and to the budget director. The monthly report must


include an itemized account of all money received and all


expenditures made by the commission during the month covered in the




     (2) Interest earnings on common cash attributable to the


revolving fund must be credited to the revolving fund and must be


available to the commission for administration of this act.


     (3) All money received by the commission under this act must


be turned over to the state treasurer according to department of


treasury procedures.


     (4) All money deposited by the commission with the state


treasurer must be credited to the revolving fund for expenditures


or transfers authorized under subsection (1).


     (5) As used in this section, "revolving fund" means the


revolving fund established under subsection (1).


     Sec. 914b. (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2),


a person shall not use or offer for use, possess, sell, or offer


for sale marihuana-infused beer, wine, mixed wine drink, mixed


spirit drink, or spirits. A person that violates this section is


guilty of a misdemeanor punishable as provided in section 909.


     (2) This section does not apply to a hospital that operates


primarily for the purpose of conducting scientific research, a


state institution conducting bona fide research, a private college


or university conducting bona fide research, or a pharmaceutical


company or biotechnology company conducting bona fide research.

     (3) As used in this section:


     (a) "Marihuana" means that term as defined in section 7106 of


the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7106.


     (b) "Marihuana-infused beer, wine, mixed wine drink, mixed


spirit drink, or spirits" means beer, wine, mixed wine drink, mixed


spirit drink, or spirits that contain any amount of marihuana.