Winery, farm winery, and limited brewery licensees; distribution of wine and beer. (HB1336)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; winery, farm winery, and limited brewery licensees; distribution of wine and beer. Directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to convene a work group consisting of representatives of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, the Virginia Wineries Association, the Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association, the Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association, and the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild and other relevant stakeholders to (i) conduct research to determine the appropriate fee structure and general fund appropriation necessary to adequately address staffing needs and perform information technology system upgrades for the purpose of accommodating winery, farm winery, and limited brewery licensees that wish to utilize the services of the Virginia Winery Distribution Company; (ii) evaluate the number of barrels of beer allowed to be distributed by a limited brewery licensee over the course of one year; and (iii) review and evaluate alternative avenues of distribution, other than distribution through the Virginia Winery Distribution Company, that could be made available to limited brewery licensees. The bill directs the work group to report its findings and recommendations to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Winery Distribution Company (the Board) for approval and directs the Board to report any such approved findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services and the House Committee on General Laws no later than October 1, 2022. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2022Committee
01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104831D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1336)
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/2022Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/2022Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (8-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/25/2022Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Read third time
03/01/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Enrolled
03/03/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1336ER)
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1336ER)
03/03/2022Signed by Speaker
03/04/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 334 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0334)

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