Alcoholic beverage control; summary suspension of license in emergency circumstances. (HB322)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; summary suspension of license in emergency circumstances. Allows the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to temporarily suspend any license or permit if it has reasonable cause to believe that an act of violence resulting in death or serious bodily injury has occurred on the licensed premises or other designated area and that emergency action is necessary to protect the health, safety, or welfare of the public. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100645D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #3
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/19/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB322)
01/26/2016Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Committee substitute printed 16104481D-H1
01/28/2016Read first time
01/29/2016Read second time
01/29/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104481D-H1
01/29/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB322H1
02/01/2016Read third time and passed House (94-Y 4-N)
02/01/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2016Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/12/2016Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB322H1)
02/12/2016Committee substitute printed 16105521D-S1
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2016Read third time
02/16/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/16/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105521D-S1
02/16/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB322S1
02/16/2016Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Placed on Calendar
02/18/2016Senate substitute agreed to by House (92-Y 2-N)
02/18/2016Senate substitute agreed to by House 16105521D-S1 (92-Y 2-N)
02/18/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB322ER)
02/19/2016Signed by Speaker
02/19/2016Signed by President
02/19/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/19/16
02/19/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 26, 2016
02/19/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB322ER)
02/26/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 42 (effective 7/1/16)
02/26/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0042)