Alcohol; use of premises for illegal consumption, civil penalty. (HB1047)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Use of premises for illegal consumption of alcohol; civil penalty. Allows any locality by ordinance to provide that the owner of any property is liable for a civil penalty of $100 for the use of the premises for the illegal consumption of alcohol, provided the owner knew or reasonably should have known that the premises was being used for this purpose. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103993D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB1047)
01/21/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/10/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Counties, Cities and Towns