Alcoholic beverage control; creates annual mixed beverage performing arts facility license. (SB212)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; annual mixed beverage performing arts facility license. Creates an annual mixed beverage performing arts facility license that (i) may be granted to persons operating food concessions at any corporate and performing arts facility located in Fairfax County, provided that the corporate and performing arts facility (a) is occupied under a bona fide long-term lease, management, or concession agreement, the original term of which was more than one year and (b) has a total capacity in excess of 1,400 patrons and (ii) authorizes the licensee to sell, on the dates of performances or events, alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption. This bill is identical to HB 598. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102017D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/10/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (12-Y 0-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
01/13/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2020Read second time
01/14/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/14/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/14/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB212E
01/14/2020Printed as engrossed 20102017D-E
01/15/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB212E)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/2020Reported from General Laws (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read second time
02/18/2020Read third time
02/18/2020Passed House (93-Y 6-N)
02/18/2020VOTE: Passage (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB212ER)
02/20/2020Signed by Speaker
02/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB212ER)
02/21/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 25, 2020
02/25/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 32 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0032)