Alcoholic beverage control; limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. (HB904)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patron Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)

Progress

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

Description

Alcoholic beverage control; limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. Creates a new limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. The bill sets out the privileges of this new license, including that the licensee may serve wine, beer, or mixed beverages on the premises to any such bona fide customer; however, the licensee shall not give more than (i) two five-ounce glasses of wine, (ii) two 12-ounce glasses of beer, or (iii) two glasses mixed beverages provided that each glass of mixed beverages contains no more than two ounces of spirits, to any such customer, nor shall it sell or otherwise charge a fee to such customer for the wine, beer, or mixed beverages served or consumed. The privileges of this license shall be limited to the premises of the cigar shop regularly occupied and utilized as such. Such license shall be deemed a retail license for the purposes of this title.. The bill also defines cigar shop and sets out the state and local license taxes for this license. Amends § 4.1-100, § 4.1-210, § 4.1-231, § 4.1-233, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 01/12/2016 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103918D
  • 01/12/2016 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/20/2016 Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
  • 02/09/2016 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017
  • 02/11/2016 Reported from General Laws with substitute (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/11/2016 Committee substitute printed 16105533D-H1
  • 02/13/2016 Read first time
  • 02/15/2016 Read second time
  • 02/15/2016 Committee substitute agreed to 16105533D-H1
  • 02/15/2016 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB904H1
  • 02/16/2016 Impact statement from DPB (HB904H1)
  • 02/16/2016 Read third time and passed House (83-Y 12-N 1-A)
  • 02/16/2016 VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 12-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
  • 02/17/2016 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/17/2016 Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
  • 02/19/2016 Continued to 2017 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 12/02/2016 Left in Rehabilitation and Social Services