Alcohol; liability for sale to an underage person. (SB555)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Liability for sale of alcohol to an underage person. Creates a cause of action against an alcoholic beverage control retail licensee who sells alcohol to an underage person who was visibly intoxicated if the consumption of the alcohol caused or contributed to an injury to person or property while the underage person operated a motor vehicle. The plaintiff must prove such negligence by a clear and convincing evidence standard. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101905D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB555)
01/27/2022Assigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
02/02/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (4-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)

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