Alcoholic beverage control; neutral grain spirits or alcohol sold at government stores. (HB1842)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Alcoholic beverage control; neutral grain spirits or alcohol sold at government stores; proof. Increases from 101 to 151 the proof of neutral grain spirits or alcohol that is without distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color that may be sold at government stores. The provisions of the bill will expire on July 1, 2022. Amends § 4.1-119, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101080D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/17/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/19/2017Reported from General Laws (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2017Read first time
01/24/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2017Read third time and passed House (83-Y 14-N)
01/25/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2017Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/31/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1842)
02/10/2017Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Read third time
02/14/2017Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Enrolled
02/16/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1842ER)
02/16/2017Signed by Speaker
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/21/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1842ER)
02/23/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 155 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0155)

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.

GENTLEMAN YIELDS. THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER. I ASK THE GENTLEMAN, I THINK I UNDERSTAND WHAT HE'S TRYING TO TIMES IN RECENT HISTORY HAS A SENATE SEAT EVER COME VACANT? WE CAME CLOSE IN '16, BUT I DON'T KNOW HOW MANY. WE PASS BILLS HERE ALL THE TIME, TRY TO FIX THINGS THAT SOLVE BUT I WOULD ASK HOW MANY COULD BE A PROBLEM DOWN THE ROAD. IT COULD HAVE HAPPENED IN 16. THANK GOODNESS IT DIDN'T. THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER. SPEAKING TO THE BILL.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): GENTLEMAN HAS THE FLOOR.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE, IF I WASN'T PAYING ATTENTION I WOULD THINK I WAS MRIFG IN THE NORTH CAROLINA LEGISLATURE AT THE END OF LAST MR. SPEAKER, YOU KNOW, THE BEST OF INTERPRETATIONS OF THIS BILL IS THAT THIS IS A,


Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville): WASHINGTON, DC YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO UNDERSTAND. IT MOVES THE SUNSET DATE FROM 2017 TO 2019, AND ELIMINATES S OFF CIVICS SO IT IS GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT, AND IT IS CIVIC EDUCATION.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR FROM FRANKLIN COUNTY, SENATOR STANLEY.

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta): WILL THE SENATOR FROM HANOVER YIELD FOR A QUESTION?

[Unknown]: DOES THE SENATOR YIELD FOR A QUESTION?

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta): I WILL YEAR OLD.

[Unknown]: HE YIELDS -- HE YIELDS,

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): I ASK THE GENTLEMAN FROM SENATOR. HANOVER, IF HE CAN EXPLAIN TO ME THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CIVICS AND A CIVIC.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR FROM HANOVER. [ LAUGHTER ] MR. PRESIDENT, I WOULD RESPOND TO THE GENTLEMAN THAT THE DIALECTUAL TONE HE USED IN HIS FIRST PRONUNCIATION WAS ONE I WAS UNAWARE OF AND GRAM AT HICKLY SPEAKING -- GRAMMATICALLY SPEAKING, CIVIC IS PROPER. THE SENATOR FROM FRANKLIN COUNTY. MR. PRESIDENT, WILL YOU YIELD FOR ONE MORE QUESTION? MAYBE. HE YIELDS, SENATOR. I APPRECIATE THAT, MR. PRESIDENT. COULD I ASK THE GENTLEMAN, I MEAN, I REMEMBER WHEN I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL, I TOOK CIVICS. NOW ARE WE DEPRIVING OUR