Alcoholic beverage control; distiller licensees, commissions and fees, effective date for provision. (SB1709)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; distiller licensees; monthly revenue transfers; case fees. Provides that monthly revenue transfers from a licensed distiller to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (i) may be submitted electronically and through other methods approved by the Board and (ii) shall be limited to the amount due to the Board in applicable taxes and markups. The bill prohibits the Board from charging a case fee for moving spirits to the tasting area of a government store established on the premises of a licensed distillery when such spirits are moved by employees of the licensed distiller. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2020. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104621D
01/15/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/25/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Committee substitute printed 19105897D-S1
01/25/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1709S1)
01/31/2019Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19106262D-S2
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1709S2)
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Read second time
02/05/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2019Committee substitute rejected 19105897D-S1
02/05/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106262D-S2
02/05/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1709S2
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Placed on Calendar
02/08/2019Read first time
02/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/08/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
02/12/2019Reported from General Laws with amendment (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2019Passed House with amendment (97-Y 1-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019House amendment agreed to by Senate (34-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1709ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1709ER)
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/26/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 814 (effective 7/1/20)
03/26/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0814)