Alcoholic beverage control; distillers' licenses, tasting privileges, special event licenses. (HB424)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control (ABC); distillers' licenses; tasting privileges; distillers' special event licenses. Creates a new distillers' special event license and sets its privileges and state and local license taxes. The bill also grants to a distiller licensee the privilege to conduct tastings under certain circumstances. The bill provides that tasting events conducted in government stores established by the ABC Board on a distiller's licensed premises shall be without limitation of time of day, duration of tasting periods, or frequency of tastings poured per customer, provided no customer is served in violation of ABC law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102879D
01/04/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/21/2014Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
01/23/2014Stricken from docket by General Laws