Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of banquet licensees. (HB1973)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of banquet licensees. Provides that banquet licensees that are nonprofit corporations or associations conducting fundraisers and that are authorized to sell wine, as part of any fundraising activity, in closed containers for off-premises consumption to persons to whom wine may be lawfully sold may, if conducting such fundraiser through an online meeting platform, ship such wine, in accordance with the regulations of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, in closed containers to persons located within the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100618D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/2021Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/26/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2021Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1973)
02/01/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2021Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Passage (98-Y 1-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)
02/19/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1973ER)
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1973ER)
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 182 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0182)