Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties. (SB849)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties. Provides that the ABC Board may grant a mixed beverage license, notwithstanding the requirement for a referendum, to properties (i) located as of December 1, 2012, within the Montgomery County Route 177 Urban Development Area, which area is adjacent to Exit 109 on Interstate 81, and (ii) on property fronting Route 603 with portions fronting on Interstate 81, located approximately 1,100 feet from the intersection of Route 603 and Interstate 81 at Exit 128 in Montgomery County. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100196D
01/02/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/11/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB849)
01/15/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/16/2013Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/05/2013Reported from General Laws (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Read second time
02/07/2013Read third time
02/07/2013Passed House (77-Y 17-N)
02/07/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (77-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB849ER)
02/11/2013Signed by Speaker
02/12/2013Signed by President
02/12/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB849ER)
02/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 35 (effective 7/1/13)
02/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0035)


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.