Alcoholic beverage control; alcoholic beverage licenses. (SB1420)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; alcoholic beverage licenses. Creates a coworking establishment license that allows facilities that have at least 100 members and offer shared office space to serve wine and beer to members and guests on the licensed premises. The bill imposes a $500 annual state tax and a $50 annual local tax on the license. The bill also creates a bespoke clothier establishment license that allows permanent retail establishments that offer, by appointment only, custom made apparel and that offer a membership program to customers to serve wine or beer for on-premises consumption upon the licensed premises approved by the Board to any member. The bill imposes a $100 annual state tax and a $20 annual local tax on the license. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104044D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/30/2019Reported from Finance (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1420)
02/07/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/12/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 3-N)
02/12/2019Reported from General Laws with substitute (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Committee substitute printed 19106897D-H1
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106897D-H1
02/13/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1420H1
02/13/2019Passed House with substitute (86-Y 9-N 1-A)
02/13/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 9-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019House insisted on substitute
02/13/2019House requested conference committee
02/13/2019Senate acceded to request (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/13/2019Senators: Sturtevant, Mason, DeSteph
02/13/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/13/2019Delegates: Peace, Miyares, Aird
02/19/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1420S1)
02/19/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/19/2019Conference substitute printed 19107261D-S1
02/19/2019Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 2-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1420ER)
02/23/2019Signed by President
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
02/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1420ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 628 (effective 7/1/19)
03/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0628)