Alcoholic beverages; possession without a license, exemptions. (HB753)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; possession without a license; exemptions.  Adds a license exemption for any dining areas or private rooms of residents in a licensed assisted living facility that will allow the assisted living facility to provide alcoholic beverages to the residents at the facility. Under current law, no alcoholic beverages shall be kept or allowed to be kept upon any premises of any place where food or refreshments of any kind are furnished for compensation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100840D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2010Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/21/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2010Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Read first time
01/28/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2010Read third time and passed House (89-Y 5-N)
01/29/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (89-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2010Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/19/2010Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Read third time
02/23/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB753ER)
03/01/2010Signed by Speaker
03/02/2010Signed by President
03/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 114 (effective 7/1/10)
03/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0114)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.