Alcoholic beverage control; exemption from tied house restriction for one out-of-state winery. (HB1671)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; tied house; exemption. Provides an exemption from the tied house restriction for one out-of-state winery, not under common control or ownership with any other winery, that is under common ownership or control with one restaurant licensed to sell wine at retail in Virginia, so long as any wine produced by that winery is purchased from a Virginia wholesale wine licensee by the restaurant before it is offered for sale to consumers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103408D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2013Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/17/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Read first time
01/24/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/08/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1671ER)
02/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1671ER)
02/18/2013Signed by Speaker
02/19/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 266 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0266)