Alcoholic beverage control; sales by brewery on licensed premises. (HB422)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patrons Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), and Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; sales by brewery on licensed premises. Requires that when a brewery licensee sells at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns, at least 20 percent of the volume of beer sold for on-premises consumption in any calendar year shall be manufactured on the licensed premises. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2019, with a further delayed effective date of April 30, 2022, for a brewery that has entered into (i) a performance agreement with the Commonwealth of Virginia Development Opportunity Fund on or about April 20, 2016; (ii) a performance agreement entitled "Regarding Operation Period Economic Development Grant" on or about April 20, 2016; and (iii) a commercial lease agreement on or about April 14, 2017. This bill is identical to SB 306. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101343D
01/05/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/18/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2018Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Committee substitute printed 18105125D-H1
02/01/2018Read first time
02/02/2018Read second time
02/02/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105125D-H1
02/02/2018Amendment by Delegate Habeeb agreed to
02/02/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB422EH1
02/02/2018Printed as engrossed 18105125D-EH1
02/05/2018Read third time and passed House (95-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/05/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB422EH1)
02/16/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB422ER)
02/22/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB422ER)
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 63 (effective 1/1/19 - see bill)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0063)