'Small Business' Bill Heads To Governor Markell For Signature - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

'Small Business' Bill Heads To Governor Markell For Signature

Posted: Updated:

DELAWARE - The first state is officially one step closer to opening a big door for local entrepreneurs.

Today, House lawmakers passed a bill that would exempt solids and confections with two percent or less liquor by weight  from the definition of alcoholic liquor. This would allow a Millsboro couple to both manufacture and sell "Blotto Gelato," which combines alcohol with ice cream, sherberts, and sorbets. Under current Delaware law, the Belfont's would be prohibited from doing so.

The bill was sponsored by Senator Ernie Lopez (R-Lewes), who says the legislation could promote job growth. The measure now heads to Governor Markell for his signature.

  • ContestsMore>>

  • Midway Speedway Giveaway

    Midway Speedway Giveaway

    Thursday, June 26 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-06-26 11:57:18 GMT
    Enter to win a Midway Speedway Four Person Park Pass This includes all day at the waterpark, four choice tickets (good for any ride or attraction) and a round of fire mountain golf. Rules No purchaseMore >>
    Enter to win a Midway Speedway Four Person Park Pass This includes all day at the waterpark, four choice tickets (good for any ride or attraction) and a round of fire mountain golf. Rules No purchaseMore >>
  • Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    The WMDT 47 Teachers Who Make a Difference Contest is Sponsored by Accurate Optical: "Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school." Each month weMore >>
    The WMDT 47 "Teachers Who Make a Difference" Sponsored by Accurate Optical Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school.More >>
  • Free Tuition Contest

    Free Tuition Contest

Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.