View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3772

The Committee on Judiciary proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3772 (COUNCIL\DG\3772C001.NBD.DG21):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 3 and inserting:

/ SECTION3. If any provision of this act, or its application to any person or circumstance, is determined by a court or other authority of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, that provision must be stricken and the remaining provisions must be construed in accordance with the intent of the General Assembly to further limit rather than expand commerce in beverages containing alcohol, and with respect to such beverages, the remaining provisions must be construed to enhance strict regulatory control over the taxation, importation, production, distribution, sale, and delivery of beverages containing alcohol through the three-tier regulatory system and the licensing laws imposed by this act. /