Alcoholic beverage control; advertising 'Happy Hour.' (HB1026)

Introduced By

Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; advertising "Happy Hour."  Provides that nothing in ABC law or ABC Board regulations shall be construed to prohibit a retail on-premises licensee from advertising "Happy Hour" or "Drink Specials" and the time period during which alcoholic beverages are being sold at reduced prices using the Internet or similar forms of electronic communications media, provided the licensee complies with all other provisions of ABC law and Board regulations. Amends § 4.1-320, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/07/2012: Merged into HB470


  • 01/11/2012 Committee
  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101271D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/17/2012 Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
  • 01/19/2012 Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB470-Albo)
  • 02/07/2012 Incorporated by General Laws (HB470-Albo)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB470.