Alcoholic beverage control; expands definition of resort complex. (SB498)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; definition of resort complex. Expands the definition of "resort complex" to include facilities that (i) are operated by a corporation that operates as a management company which, as its primary function, makes available (a) vacation accommodations, guest rooms, or dwelling units and (b) golf, ski, and other recreational facilities to members of the managed entities and the general public and (ii) have or manage a minimum of 140 private guest rooms or dwelling units contained on not less than 50 acres, whether or not contiguous to the licensed premises. Such facilities will be permitted to obtain a mixed beverage restaurant, on-premises wine and beer, or on-and-off-premises wine and beer license. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104017D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Committee substitute printed 20106086D-S1
01/27/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read second time
01/28/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106086D-S1
01/28/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB498S1
01/29/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB498S1)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020Reported from General Laws with amendment (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read second time
02/25/2020Read third time
02/25/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/25/2020Engrossed by House as amended
02/25/2020Passed House with amendment (82-Y 17-N)
02/25/2020VOTE: Passage (82-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB498ER)
03/05/2020Signed by President
03/05/2020Signed by Speaker
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
03/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB498ER)
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1010 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1010)