Alcoholic beverage control; availability of food when spirits served. (SB1216)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Alcoholic beverage control; availability of food when spirits served. Directs the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to promulgate regulations that require mixed beverage licensees to have food, cooked or prepared on the licensed premises, available for on-premises consumption whenever spirits are sold or served. The bill requires that such food be available in all areas of the licensed premises in which spirits are sold or served. Amends § 4.1-111, of the Code of Virginia.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101562D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/20/2017Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2017Passed by for the day
01/26/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1216)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/14/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 1-N)
02/16/2017Reported from General Laws with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read second time
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2017Engrossed by House as amended
02/21/2017Passed House with amendment (89-Y 7-N)
02/21/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Enrolled
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1216ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/09/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1216ER)
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 744 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0744)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Transcript

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

MR. SPEAKER, I WOULD BE BYPASSING? HAPPY TO SEE THE BILL GO BY FOR THE DAY.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): WITHOUT OBJECTION, SENATE BILL 1023, BY FOR THE DAY.

[Unknown]: CONTINUING, SENATE BILLINGS, THIRD READING, REGULAR, PAGE 19, A BILL BEFORES U. SENATE BILL 1075, A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO VETERANS SERVICE FOUNDATIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES, APPOINT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, REPORT, REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE GENTLEMAN FROM GENERAL LAWS. VIRGINIA BEACH, MR. KNIGHT.

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach): MR. SPEAKER, SENATE BILL 1075 IS SIMILAR TO MY HOUSE BILL 2148 WHICH REQUIRES VETERANS SERVICES FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE AN ANNUAL REPORT ON ITS FUNDING LEVELS AND SERVICES TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY. IT ALSO AUTHORIZES THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN THE FOUNDATION TO APPOINT AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND EXERCISE PERSONNEL AUTHORITY OVER THAT POSITION AND CLARIFIES THAT THE FOUNDATION MAY MAKE DIRECT REQUESTS FOR APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THERE WAS A LITTLE RIFT BETWEEN THE VETERANS SERVICES AND THE VETERANS SERVICES