Alcoholic beverage control; creates a new limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. (HB1541)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patron Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 a requirement that at least 60 percent of the licensee's annual gross revenue be from the sale of premium tobacco products. The bill also defines "cigar shop" and sets out the state and local license taxes for this license. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104475D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/06/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
02/08/2018Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2018Amendment by Delegate Simon rejected
02/12/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB1541E
02/12/2018Printed as engrossed 18104475D-E
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House (94-Y 3-N 3-A)
02/13/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 3-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1541E)
02/23/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Read third time
02/27/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/27/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/27/2018Defeated by Senate (17-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB467.