Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage referendum, exception. (HB1905)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage referendum; exception. Provides that, notwithstanding the requirement for a referendum for liquor by the drink, the Board of Directors of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority may issue a mixed beverage license to establishments located (i) on property fronting Doe Creek Farm Road, located approximately 1,310 feet southeast of the intersection of State Route 613 and Doe Creek Farm Road, and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, (ii) on property adjacent to the southeast side of the intersection of Route 58 Alternate and Skaggs Hill Road within the boundary of any town incorporated in 1891, (iii) on property along River Bend Drive and 805 feet directly north of Route 58 Alternate within the boundary of any town incorporated in 1891, and (iv) on property fronting the north side of Mullins Avenue to the west of the intersection of Mullins Avenue and Chase Street and located in a town incorporated in 1884. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101849D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1905)
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/17/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/17/2019Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Committee substitute printed 19105157D-H1
01/21/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Read second time
01/22/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105157D-H1
01/22/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1905H1
01/23/2019Read third time and passed House (89-Y 6-N)
01/23/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1905H1)
02/08/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read third time
02/12/2019Passed Senate (32-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1905ER)
02/14/2019Signed by Speaker
02/14/2019Signed by President
02/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1905ER)
02/18/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/18/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 18, 2019
02/18/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
02/27/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 175 (effective 7/1/19)
02/27/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)