Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties in Wythe County. (HB2288)

Introduced By

Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; powers of Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; mixed beverage licenses. Authorizes the ABC Board, notwithstanding the requirement for a referendum, to grant a mixed beverage license to any establishment located on property within 1,500 feet of Interstate 81 on either frontage road between mile markers 75 and 86 in the County of Wythe.


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103867D
01/17/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2013Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/29/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
01/31/2013Reported from General Laws (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House (83-Y 16-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/15/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Passed Senate (32-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2288ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 601 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0601)


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 30 seconds.


Bob writes:

Who's getting the special treatment?

Michael writes:

This bill will help all of Wythe County in increase of tourist dollars spent and tax base.