Alcoholic mixed beverages; exception for certain spirits that licensee cannot deliver to consumer. (SB983)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


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


01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095834340
01/12/2009Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/15/2009Impact statement from ABC (SB983)
01/16/2009Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2009Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2009Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Placed on Calendar
01/30/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/2009Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
02/17/2009Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Read second time
02/19/2009Passed by for the day
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Passed House (97-Y 2-N)
02/20/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB983ER)
02/25/2009Impact statement from ABC (SB983ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/26/2009Signed by President
02/27/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 509 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0509)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2052.