Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government store by distiller licensee. (HB1796)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; operation of government store by distiller licensee. Allows the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to appoint a distiller licensee or its officers and employees as agents of the Board for the sale of spirits, manufactured by or for, or blended by such licensee on the licensed premises, at government stores established by the Board on the distiller's licensed premises, provided the agency agreement prohibits such agents from selling spirits to mixed beverage licensees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101852D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/29/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1796)
01/29/2015Reported from General Laws with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Read first time
02/03/2015Read second time
02/03/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB1796E
02/03/2015Printed as engrossed 15101852D-E
02/04/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/07/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/13/2015Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Read third time
02/17/2015Passed Senate (35-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1796ER)
02/20/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1796ER)
02/20/2015Signed by Speaker
02/23/2015Signed by President
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/24/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/24/15
02/24/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/10/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 62 (effective 7/1/15)
03/10/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0062)


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 55 seconds.