Alcoholic beverage control; expands privileges of distiller's license. (HB1678)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of distiller's license. Expands the privileges of a distiller's license to include the giving of samples of spirits to any person to whom alcoholic beverages may be lawfully sold in designated areas at events held by the licensee for the purpose of featuring and educating the consuming public about the spirits being tasted and provided that (i) no single sample shall exceed one-half ounce per spirits product offered and (ii) no more than three spirits products may be offered to any patron. The bill further provides that nothing in its provisions shall prohibit the licensee from serving such samples as a mixed beverage. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101589D
01/09/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in General Laws