Alcoholic beverage control; possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by interdicted persons. (HB1813)

Introduced By

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Alcoholic beverage control; interdiction; possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by interdicted persons; repeal. Repeals provisions allowing for a court to enter an order of interdiction prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to any person who has (i) been convicted of driving any automobile, truck, motorcycle, engine, or train while intoxicated; (ii) shown himself to be a habitual drunkard; (iii) been found guilty of the illegal manufacture, possession, transportation, or sale of alcoholic beverages; or (iv) been found guilty of maintaining a common nuisance. The bill also repeals provisions making it a Class 1 misdemeanor for (a) any person to sell alcoholic beverages to any individual when at the time of such sale he knows or has reason to believe that the individual to whom the sale is made is interdicted, (b) any person to purchase alcoholic beverages for another person when at the time of such purchase he knows or has reason to believe that the person for whom the alcoholic beverage is purchased is interdicted, or (c) any person who has been interdicted to possess any alcoholic beverages or be drunk in public. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 4.1-100, § 4.1-225, § 4.1-227, § 4.1-304, § 4.1-306, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

12/30/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
12/30/2018Committee
12/30/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101180D
12/30/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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