Alcoholic beverages; tasting event to be conducted at government stores under certain circumstances. (HB952)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; tasting events at government stores.  Authorizes tasting events to be conducted at government stores under certain circumstances. Amends § 4.1-119, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/13/2010 Committee
  • 01/13/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100779D
  • 01/13/2010 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/25/2010 Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
  • 02/04/2010 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
  • 02/09/2010 Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2010 Committee substitute printed 10104191D-H1
  • 02/10/2010 Read first time
  • 02/11/2010 Read second time
  • 02/11/2010 Committee substitute agreed to10104191D-H1
  • 02/11/2010 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB952H1
  • 02/12/2010 Read third time and passed House (75-Y 17-N)
  • 02/12/2010 VOTE: --- PASSAGE (75-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/15/2010 Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
  • 02/19/2010 Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/22/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2010 Read third time
  • 02/23/2010 Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/01/2010 Enrolled
  • 03/01/2010 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB952ER)
  • 03/01/2010 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/02/2010 Signed by President
  • 03/11/2010 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 115 (effective 7/1/10)
  • 03/11/2010 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0115)


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 46 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB26.