Alcoholic beverage control; food-beverage ratio. (HB1814)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; food-beverage ratio. Provides that the combined gross receipts from the sale of food consumed on the premises and nonalcoholic beverages served on the premises by mixed beverage restaurant licensees, mixed beverage caterer's licensees, and mixed beverage limited caterer's licensees must amount to at least 45 percent of the gross receipts from the sale of mixed beverages. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100376D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/29/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1814)
02/03/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
02/05/2015Reported from General Laws with substitute (11-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Committee substitute printed 15104718D-H1
02/07/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104718D-H1
02/09/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1814H1
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House (57-Y 43-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (57-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/20/2015Passed by indefinitely in Rehabilitation and Social Services with letter (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)


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 5 minutes.