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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL ACT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


ABC Board; creates two-year pilot project for certain mixed beverage licensees. (Patron-Albo, HB 2293 (Chapter 238))
ABC Board; grounds for when may revoke or suspend license. Amending  4.1-225. (Patron-Puller, SB 294 (CD))
Alcoholic beverage control; ABC Board to establish schedule of offenses which penalty may be waived upon showing that licensee has had no prior violations within five years. Amending 4.1-227. (Patron-Gear, HB 2051 (Chapter 135))
Alcoholic beverage control; creates new nonresident winery distributor license. Amending  2.2-4002, 4.1-100, 4.1-111, 4.1-203, 4.1-204, 4.1-207, 4.1-208, 4.1-223, 4.1-231, and 4.1-310; repealing  3.1-14.01 and 4.1-207.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 366 (CD))
Alcoholic beverage control; designates as agents of ABC Board any licensed distiller who blends alcoholic beverages on licensed premises and meets other existing statutory requirements. Amending  4.1-119. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2390 (F); Deeds, SB 1213 (Chapter 620))
Alcoholic beverage control; exemption for those owning rural event and entertainment park or similar facility under certain conditions. Amending  4.1-210 and 4.1-320. (Patron-Puller, SB 1414 (Chapter 322))
Alcoholic beverage control; grounds for suspension or revocation of a license. Amending  4.1-225. (Patron-Wright, HB 2523 (Chapter 486))
Alcoholic beverage control; location of sale for wine or beer shipper’s license. Amending  4.1-209.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1445 (Chapter 292))
Alcoholic beverage control; long-term care facility license for assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Amending 4.1-100, 4.1-206, 4.1-231, and 4.1-233. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1956 (F))
Alcoholic beverage control; mandates ABC Board to adopt regulations that require off-premises retail licensees to place premixed alcoholic energy drinks with wine and beer. Amending  4.1-111. (Patron-Oder, HB 2597 (Chapter 122))
Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores. Amending  4.1-100, 4.1-103, 4.1-111, 4.1-115, 4.1-116, 4.1-121, 4.1-122, 4.1-130, 4.1-131, 4.1-201, 4.1-206, 4.1-207, 4.1-210, 4.1-213, 4.1-215, 4.1-221, 4.1-226, 4.1-228, 4.1-231, 4.1-233, 4.1-234, 4.1-235, 4.1-303, 4.1-310, 4.1-313, and 4.1-330; adding  4.1-120.1, 4.1-210.1, and 4.1-214.1; repealing  4.1-104, 4.1-110, 4.1-119, 4.1-120, and 4.1-133. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1542 (F))
Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores. Amending  4.1-100, 4.1-103, 4.1-111, 4.1-115, 4.1-121, 4.1-122, 4.1-201, 4.1-206, 4.1-207, 4.1-210, 4.1-215, 4.1-231, 4.1-233, 4.1-234, 4.1-235, 4.1-303, and 4.1-330; adding  4.1-119.1, 4.1-120.1, 4.1-210.1, and 4.1-214.1; repealing  4.1-119 and 4.1-120. (Patron-Poisson, HB 2440 (F))
Alcoholic beverage control; requires ABC Board to establish a schedule of offenses for which any penalty may be waived. Amending  4.1-227. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1258 (Chapter 279))
Alcoholic beverage control; unlawful possession, affirmative defense. Amending  4.1-305. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2627 (Chapter 248))
Alcoholic beverages; changes penalty for underage possession. Amending  4.1-305. (Patron-Norment, SB 601 (CD))
Alcoholic beverages; Class 3 misdemeanor when person permits underage person to consume. Adding  4.1-305.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2087 (F); Lucas, SB 1341 (F))
Alcoholic beverages; penalty for possession of open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Adding  46.2-800.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1614 (F))
Alcoholic mixed beverages; ABC Board to grant annual special events licenses to local governments for use in historic buildings. Amending  4.1-210. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2013 (F); Ebbin, HB 2014 (F))
Alcoholic mixed beverages; exception for certain spirits that licensee cannot deliver to consumer alcoholic beverages in original bottle. Amending  4.1-325. (Patron-Gear, HB 2052 (Chapter 20); Wagner, SB 983 (Chapter 509))
Alcoholic mixed beverages; restaurant licensee food sale requirement. Amending  4.1-210. (Patron-Wagner, SB 323 (CD))
Concealed handguns; prohibits person from carrying onto premises of restaurants or clubs from consuming an alcoholic beverage. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1821 (F); Hanger, SB 1035 (V))
Driving under influence of alcohol; definition of substantially similar for purpose of laws determining number of prior offenses. Adding  18.2-268.13. (Patron-Martin, SB 1424 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol; installation of an ignition interlock as a condition of license restoration for second conviction. Amending  18.2-271.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1463 (Chapter 295))
DUI blood test refusal; if person refuses, Executive Secretary of Supreme Court shall make form available on Internet. Amending 18.2-268.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2303 (Chapter 239))
Farm wineries; county operating under urban county executive form of government to impose reasonable limitations on activities. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2606 (F))
Farm wineries; list of usual and customary activities that will be permitted. Amending  15.2-2288.3. (Patron-Albo, HB 463 (CD))
Farm wineries, licensed; adds agricultural nature of activities and events to list of factors for localities to consider. Amending 15.2-2288.3. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2071 (Chapter 416); Hanger, SB 1033 (Chapter 546))
Government stores; ABC Board to study retail privatization thereof and best method of disposition of real estate upon which are operated. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 701 (F))
High caffeine energy drinks; joint subcommittee to study the risks of consuming with alcohol. (Patron-Blevins, SJR 336 (F))
Juvenile law; makes various changes in code sections pertaining to juveniles and juvenile court provisions. Amending  4.1-305, 16.1-237, 16.1-260, and 18.2-57.2. (Patron-Howell, SB 1149 (Chapter 726))
Reimbursement of expenses in DUI incidents; a locality is entitled to restitution from person convicted. Amending  15.2-1716. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2532 (Chapter 245))
Spirits delivery permit; authorizes permittee to purchase spirits from Board and to deliver to business. Amending  4.1-212. (Patron-Knight, HB 2584 (F); Herring, SB 1494 (F))
Underaged drinking; person charged with who summons law-enforcement or medical assistance on behalf of another is eligible for deferred disposition of his case. Amending  4.1-305 and 4.1-306. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2297 (F))
Zoning ordinances; restrictions on ABC licenses in City of Portsmouth. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2443 (F); Lucas, SB 831 (F))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/03/09