Alcoholic beverage control; creates local special events license. (SB1171)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)

Progress

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

Description

Alcoholic beverage control; local special events license. Creates a local special events license, which allows a locality, business improvement district, or nonprofit organization to permit the consumption of alcoholic beverages within the area designated by the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority for a special event, provided that such alcoholic beverages are purchased from a permanent retail on-premises licensee located within such designated area and are contained in disposable containers that clearly display the selling licensee's name or logo. The bill limits local special events licensees to 12 events per year and provides that the area designated for the special event may include sidewalks and the premises of businesses not licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, upon approval of such businesses, but shall not include parking areas. Amends § 4.1-206, § 4.1-231, § 4.1-233, § 4.1-308, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/18/2019: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100724D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Rereferred to Finance

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