Alcoholic beverage control; Sunday operation of government stores after 1:00 p.m. (HB896)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government stores.  Removes the current limitations on the operation of government stores on Sunday and authorizes the ABC Board to determine which such stores shall be open on Sunday and their hours of operation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103584D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2012Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/19/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2012Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Read first time
01/26/2012Read second time
01/26/2012Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB896E
01/26/2012Printed as engrossed 12103584D-E
01/27/2012Read third time and passed House (69-Y 29-N)
01/27/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (69-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2012Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB896E)
02/17/2012Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Read third time
02/21/2012Floor substitute printed 12105547D-S1 (Hanger)
02/21/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2012Substitute by Senator Hanger agreed to 12105547D-S1 (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Passed by for the day
02/22/2012Read third time
02/22/2012Passed by temporarily
02/22/2012Passed by for the day
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Substitute by Senator Hanger reconsidered 12105547D-S1 (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Substitute by Senator Hanger rejected 12105547D-S1 (13-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Passed Senate (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB896ER)
02/29/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB896ER)
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
03/01/2012Signed by President
03/13/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 245 (effective 7/1/12)
03/13/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0245)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 12 minutes.