Alcoholic beverage control; creates retail cigar shop license. (HB2301)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester) with support from co-patrons Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), and Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. Creates a new limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops and sets out the privileges of this new license, including a requirement that at least 60 percent of the licensee's annual gross revenue be from the sale of premium tobacco products. The bill defines "cigar shop" and sets out the state and local license taxes for this license. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101790D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/22/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/2019Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Committee substitute printed 19105082D-H1
01/28/2019Read first time
01/29/2019Read second time
01/29/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105082D-H1
01/29/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2301H1
01/30/2019Read third time and passed House (93-Y 5-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/08/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Rehabilitation and Social Services (6-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)