H.R. 5034 (111th): Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2010

Apr 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
William “Bill” Delahunt
Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district
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Apr 15, 2010
4 pages

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 15, 2010
Referred to Committee Apr 15, 2010
Full Title

To support State based alcohol regulation, to clarify evidentiary rules for alcohol matters, to ensure the collection of all alcohol taxes, and for other purposes.


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152 cosponsors (93D, 59R) (show)

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Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2010 - Amends the Webb-Kenyon Act to:
(1) state that it is the policy of Congress that each state or territory shall continue to have the primary authority to regulate alcoholic beverages;
(2) prohibit unjustified discrimination against out-of-state producers of alcoholic beverages in favor of in-state producers; and
(3) establish higher evidentiary standards for legal actions challenging the authority of states or territories to regulate alcoholic beverages.
Amends the Wilson Act to eliminate the requirement that a state or territory regulate the importation of all fermented, distilled, or other intoxicating liquors or liquids to the same extent and in the same manner as such liquors or liquids produced in such state or territory.

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