Legislation passed during the pandemic allowing for “cocktails to go” would be permanent under a bill passed by the legislature. “Cocktails to go” allows certain businesses to sell alcohol for off premises consumption.
- The current law sunsets on January 1, 2026. This bill removes the sunset.
- The original law was passed to help businesses struggling during the pandemic.
- 32 other states have either extended their sunsets or permanently removed the sunsets for the sale of “cocktails to go.”
- The bill will be sent to Governor Whitmer for consideration.