Farm wineries; no county, city, or town shall adopt an ordinance prohibiting storage, etc. (HB3120)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; farm wineries. Provides that no county, city, or town shall adopt an ordinance or resolution that prohibits a licensed farm winery from being located in an agricultural zoning district or that, except as provided in 15.2-2288.3, regulates the activities at a farm winery where the purpose is to promote, market, sell, or educate guests about the wine produced at the farm winery. The bill also expands the privileges of a farm winery license. Read the Bill »


03/08/2007: signed by governor


01/18/2007Presented and ordered printed 079191204
01/18/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2007Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming (Gear)
02/02/2007Committee substitute printed 070913304-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070913304-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB3120H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
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 (HB3120ER)
02/19/2007Signed by Speaker
02/20/2007Signed by President
03/08/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 140 (effective 7/1/07)
03/14/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0140)