Alcoholic beverage control; operation of contract winemaking facilities. (SB1127)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; operation of contract winemaking facilities. Includes in the privileges for winery and farm winery licensees the ability to operate a contract winemaking facility. In the bill, "contract winemaking facility" is defined as the premises of a licensed winery or farm winery that obtains grapes, fruits, and other plants grown exclusively in Virginia from a person holding a Class A farm winery license and crushes, processes, ferments, bottles, or provides any combination of such services pursuant to an agreement with the Class A farm winery licensee. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103340D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1127)
01/25/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Committee substitute printed 13104211D-S1
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104211D-S1
01/29/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1127S1
01/30/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2013Reported from General Laws (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read second time
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/12/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1127ER)
02/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1127ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/06/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 107 (effective 7/1/13)
03/06/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0107)


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 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1849.