Alcoholic beverage control; members of certain private smoking lounges exempt from licensure. (HB1567)

Introduced By

Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; exemptions from licensure.  Provides that no ABC license is required for the keeping and consumption by any bona fide member and guest thereof of any lawfully acquired alcoholic beverages in a private smoking lounge that (i) requires membership, (ii) is not open to the public, and (iii) is contained within any establishment devoted to the sale of tobacco products (commonly referred to as tobacco shops). The bill provides that such alcoholic beverages shall not be sold or charged for in any way by any person. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100368D
01/05/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2011Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
02/08/2011Left in General Laws