Alcoholic beverages; portion of wine liter tax collected to be deposited in Wine Promotion Fund. (HB588)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; wine liter tax.  Requires the portion of the wine liter tax collected from the sale of wine produced by farm wineries to be deposited in the Virginia Wine Promotion Fund for use by the Wine Board. Amends § 4.1-235, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/12/2010 Committee
  • 01/12/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102328D
  • 01/12/2010 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 01/19/2010 Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight and Government Activities
  • 01/19/2010 Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • 02/01/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB588)
  • 02/11/2010 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
  • 02/12/2010 Reported from Appropriations with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/14/2010 Read first time
  • 02/15/2010 Read second time
  • 02/15/2010 Committee amendment rejected
  • 02/15/2010 Engrossed by House
  • 02/16/2010 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/16/2010 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/17/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/17/2010 Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
  • 02/26/2010 Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/01/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2010 Read third time
  • 03/02/2010 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/09/2010 Enrolled
  • 03/09/2010 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB588ER)
  • 03/09/2010 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/11/2010 Signed by President
  • 04/09/2010 Impact statement from DPB (HB588ER)
  • 04/10/2010 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 362 (effective 7/1/10)
  • 04/10/2010 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0362)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB237.