Alcoholic beverage control; license fee reform. (HB1845)

Introduced By

Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico) with support from co-patron Del. Nancy Guy (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; license fee reform; delay; emergency. Delays the effective date of the 2020 alcoholic beverage control license and fee reform from July 1, 2021, to January 1, 2022. During the period of delay and subject to certain requirements, the bill allows on-premises wine or beer licensees to sell wine or beer for off-premises consumption and allows such licensees, as well as off-premises wine or beer licensees, to deliver wine or beer that the licensee is authorized to sell without a delivery permit. The bill contains a technical amendment and an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


01/20/2021: In Committee


01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/21 21100640D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2021Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2021Read first time
01/18/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2021Engrossment reconsidered by House
01/18/2021Engrossed by House
01/19/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1845)
01/19/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

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