Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; created. (HB216)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control. Eliminates the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) and replaces it with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, created by the bill. The bill provides for the appointment of the board of directors of the Authority and the appointment by the board of directors of a chief executive officer of the Authority and sets eligibility requirements for appointment, including background checks. Among other things, the bill also (i) provides for the transfer of current ABC employees to the Authority, (ii) continues such employees' participation in the state health plan and VRS, and (iii) sets out the powers and duties of the Authority and the chief executive officer. The bill contains numerous technical amendments. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/27/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100685D
12/27/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/21/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
01/23/2014Committee amendment
01/23/2014Continued to 2015 in General Laws
12/04/2014Left in General Laws