Alcoholic mixed beverages; exception for certain spirits that licensee cannot deliver to consumer. (HB2052)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; prohibited acts by mixed beverage licensees; exceptions. Makes an exception for certain spirits to the rule that a mixed beverage licensee cannot deliver to a consumer alcoholic beverages in the original bottle. To qualify for the exception, the bill requires that (i) the original container of spirits is no larger than 375 milliliters, (ii) the alcohol content is no greater than 15 percent by volume, and (iii) the contents of the container are carbonated and perishable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096698404
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2009Impact statement from ABC (HB2052)
01/19/2009Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/22/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/27/2009Reported from General Laws (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Read first time
01/29/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2009Passed by for the day
02/02/2009Read third time and passed House (93-Y 4-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (93-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/06/2009Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read third time
02/10/2009Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2052ER)
02/17/2009Impact statement from ABC (HB2052ER)
02/17/2009Signed by Speaker
02/17/2009Signed by President
02/23/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 20 (effective 7/1/09)
02/23/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0020)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 20 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB983.