Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; created, replaces Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. (HB2182)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control.  Eliminates the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and replaces it with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, created by the bill. The bill provides for the appointment of the board of directors of the Authority and the appointment by the board of directors of a chief executive officer of the Authority, and sets eligibility requirements for appointment, including background checks. Among other things, the bill also (i) provides for the transfer of current ABC employees to the Authority, (ii) continues such employees participation in the state health plan and VRS, and (iii) sets out the powers and duties of the Authority and the chief executive officer. The bill contains numerous technical amendments. The measure becomes effective on July 1, 2012. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101482D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2011Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
02/08/2011Left in General Laws