Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores. (HB342)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Alcoholic beverage control (ABC); privatization of ABC stores.  Provides for the issuance of a "package store" license to authorize the retail sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption. The bill also requires the ABC Board to sell at auction all real estate used as ABC stores, and to terminate leased property upon which the ABC Board has operated a government store. The bill requires the ABC Board to complete an implementation study by December 31, 2010, on how it will privatize government stores. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2011, to achieve full retail privatization of government stores. The bill provides that any monetary savings realized by the ABC Board from the implementation of the bill shall be applied to the Transportation Trust Fund. The bill contains numerous technical amendments. Amends § 4.1-100, § 4.1-103, § 4.1-111, § 4.1-115, § 4.1-121, § 4.1-122, § 4.1-201, § 4.1-206, § 4.1-207, § 4.1-210, § 4.1-215, § 4.1-231, § 4.1-233, § 4.1-234, § 4.1-235, § 4.1-303, § 4.1-330, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 01/11/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/10 10100600D
  • 01/11/2010 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/15/2010 Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
  • 02/16/2010 Left in General Laws