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

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