Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses, performing arts facilities. (SB154)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses; performing arts facilities. Creates an annual mixed beverage performing arts facility license for persons operating food concessions at any performing arts facility located in the City of Norfolk or the City of Richmond, provided the performing arts facility: (i) is occupied under a bona fide long-term lease or concession agreement, the original term of which was more than five years; (ii) has a capacity in excess of 1,400 patrons; and (iii) has been rehabilitated in accordance with historic preservation standards. Such license shall authorize the sale, on the dates of performances or events, of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption in areas upon the licensed premises approved by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Read the Bill »


03/29/2016: signed by governor


12/29/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103125D
12/29/2015Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/21/2016Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Committee substitute printed 16104599D-S1
01/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Read second time
01/26/2016Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104599D-S1
01/26/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB154S1
01/27/2016Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB154S1)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/18/2016Reported from General Laws (17-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/19/2016Rereferred to General Laws
03/01/2016Reported from General Laws (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Reported from General Laws (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read second time
03/04/2016Read third time
03/04/2016Passed House (90-Y 7-N)
03/04/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB154ER)
03/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB154ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 536 (effective 7/1/16)
03/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB226.