Alcoholic beverage control; creates limited mixed beverage restaurant licenses. (HB2637)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses. Creates a new limited mixed beverage restaurant license that authorizes the licensee to sell and serve no more than six varieties of liqueurs, which liqueurs shall be combined with coffee or other nonalcoholic beverages for consumption in dining areas of the restaurant. Such license may be granted only to persons who operate a restaurant and in no event shall the sale of such liqueur-based drinks exceed 10 percent of the total annual gross sales. The bill defines liqueur and sets the state and local license taxes for this new license. Read the Bill »


03/12/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070837304
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2007Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming (Gear)
01/30/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2637)
01/31/2007Read first time
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2637E
02/01/2007Printed as engrossed 070837304-E
02/02/2007Read third time and passed House (56-Y 40-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2637E)
02/15/2007Assigned Rehab sub: Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws
02/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2637ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/04/2007Signed by President
03/05/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2637ER)
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 295 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0295)