Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government stores. (SB1235)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government stores. Clarifies that the requirement that all alcoholic beverages sold at government stores be in closed containers, sealed, and affixed with labels prescribed by the Board does not apply to tasting samples provided at government stores. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100475D
01/03/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Committee substitute printed 13104201D-S1
01/21/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Read second time
01/22/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/22/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104201D-S1
01/22/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1235S1
01/23/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1235S1)
01/23/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/01/2013Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
02/07/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/12/2013Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Read second time
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/14/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1235ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1235ER)
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 476 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0476)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.