Alcoholic beverage control; sales by brewery on licensed premises. (SB306)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


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 HB 422. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101340D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/12/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2018Read second time
01/16/2018Reading of amendments waived
01/16/2018Committee amendments agreed to
01/16/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB306E
01/16/2018Printed as engrossed 18101340D-E
01/17/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2018Placed on Calendar
01/23/2018Read first time
01/23/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB306E)
02/15/2018Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read second time
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2018Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2018Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB306ER)
02/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB306ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/28/2018Signed by President
03/02/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 2, 2018
03/02/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 9, 2018
03/09/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 234 (effective 1/1/19)
03/09/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 234 (effective 1/1/19 - see bill)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0234)