Alcoholic beverage control; creates a mixed beverage limited caterer's license. (HB1980)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage limited caterer's license. Creates a new mixed beverage limited caterer's license, which may be granted only to a person regularly engaged in the business of providing food and beverages to others for service at private gatherings or at special events, not to exceed 12 gatherings or events per year. The bill authorizes the licensee to sell and serve alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption, and the licensee must meet the required food sale ratio. The bill sets forth the state and local license taxes for this new license. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


03/08/2007: signed by governor


01/05/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070822382
01/05/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2007Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming (Gear)
01/17/2007Read first time
01/18/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2007Read third time and passed House (90-Y 8-N)
01/19/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2007Communicated to Senate
01/22/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1980)
02/12/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Read third time
02/13/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1980ER)
02/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1980ER)
02/19/2007Signed by Speaker
02/20/2007Signed by President
03/08/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 107 (effective 7/1/07)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0107)