Alcoholic beverage control; sale and delivery of mixed beverages and pre-mixed wine. (HB1879)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patrons Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico), and Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Alcoholic beverage control; sale and delivery of mixed beverages and pre-mixed wine for off-premises consumption. Allows distillers that have been appointed as agents of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (the Authority), mixed beverage restaurant licensees, and limited mixed beverage restaurant licensees to sell mixed beverages for off-premises consumption and deliver such mixed beverages to consumers subject to requirements set forth in the bill. The bill allows the Board to summarily revoke a licensee's privileges to sell and deliver mixed beverages for off-premises consumption for noncompliance with the requirements set forth in the bill or applicable provisions of current law. The bill also allows farm winery licensees to sell pre-mixed wine for off-premises consumption. The bill directs the Authority to convene a work group to study the sale and delivery of mixed beverages and pre-mixed wine for off-premises consumption and report its findings to the Chairmen of the House Committee on General Laws and the Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services by November 1, 2021. The provisions of this bill sunset on July 1, 2022, and this bill is identical to SB 1299. Read the Bill »

Status

03/18/2021: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102643D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2021Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1879)
01/26/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2021Reported from General Laws (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2021Read third time and passed House (90-Y 8-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Passage (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Enrolled
02/19/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1879ER)
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1879ER)
02/19/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021
02/24/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 281 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0281)

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