Alcoholic beverage control; stills or distilling apparatuses, permit requirement. (HB37)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; stills or distilling apparatuses; permit requirement. Narrows the requirement that a permit be obtained from the Board of Directors of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority in order to keep, store, or possess any still or distilling apparatus to include only instances in which a still or distilling apparatus is kept, stored, or possessed for the purpose of distilling alcohol. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100989D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
01/23/2020Reported from General Laws (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Read first time
01/28/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2020Read third time and passed House (88-Y 10-N)
01/29/2020VOTE: Passage (88-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB37)
02/06/2020Assigned Rehab sub: ABC
02/21/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Read third time
02/25/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB37ER)
03/02/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB37ER)
03/02/2020Signed by Speaker
03/03/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/23/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 386 (effective 7/1/20)
03/23/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0386)

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