Alcoholic beverage control; tax allocation for funding the Virginia Spirits Promotion Fund, report. (HB20)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; tax allocation; funding for Virginia Spirits Promotion Fund. Requires that 20 percent of the 20 percent tax levied on alcoholic beverages sold by the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority that is attributable to the sale of spirits produced by a distiller licensee be deposited in the Virginia Spirits Promotion Fund. The bill requires the Virginia Spirits Board to submit an annual report to the Governor and General Assembly by October 1 regarding its activities and use of moneys in the Virginia Spirits Promotion Fund. This bill is identical to SB 196. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/23/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101248D
12/23/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB20)
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2022Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2022Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2022Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read first time
02/07/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/08/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2022Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/18/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/18/2022Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2022Committee substitute printed 22106556D-S1
02/18/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/22/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB20S1)
03/01/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read third time
03/03/2022Reading of substitute waived
03/03/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106556D-S1
03/03/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB20S1
03/03/2022Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Senate substitute agreed to by House 22106556D-S1 (88-Y 6-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Adoption (88-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Reconsideration of Senate substitute agreed to by House
03/07/2022Senate substitute agreed to by House (86-Y 11-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Adoption #2 (86-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB20ER)
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB20ER)
04/05/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 85 (effective 7/1/22)
04/05/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0085)

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