Alcoholic beverage control; wine and beer licenses for certain properties. (SB695)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Alcoholic beverage control; wine and beer licenses for certain properties. Provides that the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board may grant retail on-premises wine and beer licenses to persons operating a concert and dinner-theater venue on property fronting Natural Bridge School Road in Natural Bridge Station, Virginia, and formerly operated as Natural Bridge High School, which licenses shall authorize the licensee to sell wine and beer during events for on-premises consumption. The bill exempts such licensee from any minimum monthly food sale requirement, but requires that food, whether or not prepared on the premises, be served whenever wine or beer is served. Read the Bill »

Status

03/10/2016: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103421D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/27/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB695)
02/05/2016Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Placed on Calendar
02/12/2016Read first time
02/12/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/17/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/23/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/23/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
03/01/2016Reported from General Laws with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read second time
03/04/2016Read third time
03/04/2016Committee amendment agreed to
03/04/2016Engrossed by House as amended
03/04/2016Passed House with amendment (92-Y 6-N)
03/04/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2016Enrolled
03/10/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB695ER)
03/10/2016Signed by Speaker
03/10/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB695ER)

Video

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 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

PREMISES WINE AND BEER LICENSES TO PERSONS OPERATING A CONCERT ON DINNER THEATER VENUE ON PROPERTY FORMERLY OPERATED AS NATURAL BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL. UNDER THE LICENSE, THEY'RE PERMITTED TO SELL BEER AND WINE ONLY DURING EVENTS FOR ON PREMISES CONSUMPTION AND FOOD MUST BE PREPARED ON THE PREMISES AND SERVED WHENEVER THE WINE AND BEER IS SERVED. MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE THE HOUSE PASS THE BILL. Speaker: SHALL THE BILL PASS? [ BELL ]

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): SPEAKER: THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: Clerk: AYES 92, NOS SIX. Speaker: THE BILL HAS PASSED. Clerk: SENATE BILL 734, A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT VARIOUS SICKNESS OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION WITH A SUBSTITUTE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): Speaker: THE GENTLEMAN FROM
HOUSE SUBSTITUTE. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg): AYES 4, NOS 36.

[Unknown]: AYES 4, NOS 36. THE HOUSE SUBSTITUTE IS REJECTED. SENATE BILL 695, PASSED THE HOUSE WITH AMENDMENT. THE SENIOR SENATOR FROM BATH COUNTY, SENATOR DEED.

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath): MR. PRESIDENT, I ASK THAT WE CONCUR WITH THE AMENDMENT. YOULT RECALL THAT THIS IS A BILL THAT WILL ALLOW THE YOUTH -- THE REUSE OF AN OLD SCHOOL IN ROCK BRIDGE COUNTY AS AN EVENT VENUE AND ALLOW THE SALE OF ALCOHOL. THE HOUSE SIMPLY STRUCK SUPERFLUOUS LANGUAGE THAT SAYS IT'S NOT SUBJECT TO A MINIMUM MONTHLY FOOD SALES REQUIREMENT, BUT STILL HAD TO BE SOLE AT EACH EVENT. I'D ASK YOU TO AGREE TO THE AMENDMENT.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE AMENDMENT. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE?