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Other Provisions [3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
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Chapter Information
Description This chapter includes general provisions regarding various permits and recordkeeping requirements for persons engaged in activities regulated by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
State Authority Title 4.1, Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. To maintain reasonable controls on the transportation, storage, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the Commonwealth through a permit procedure for transporting alcoholic beverages through the Commonwealth, sacramental wine, culinary uses, hospital, industrial or manufacturing uses, contract distilling, bonded and out of bond warehouse operations, sale of beer in kegs, and grain alcohol;
2. To require licensees of the Board to maintain sufficient records of purchases and sales of alcoholic beverages to ensure regulatory compliance without unreasonable burden;
3. To provide a reasonable means for first-time violators of the Board’s regulations to avoid the expense of an administrative hearing by agreeing to accept a prescribed penalty; and
4. To provide guidance to licensees in situations not covered by other chapters.

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Contact Information
Name / Title: W. Curtis Coleburn III  / Chief Operating Officer
Address: 2901 Hermitage Rd.
Richmond, VA 23220
Email Address: curtis.coleburn@abc.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)213-4409    FAX: (804)213-4411    TDD: (804)213-4687
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Updating Other Provisions Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/18/2013.
Proration of License Fee for Businesses Destroyed by Natural Disaster Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/18/2013.
Penalty Waiver for First-Time Violations Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/3/2012.
Marketing Portal and Fulfillment Warehouse Licenses Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/4/2012.
Records Kept By Licensees Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/19/2012.
Reduction in Penalty for Certified Alcohol Server Training Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/16/2011.
Delivery Permit Records and Reports Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/28/2009.
Internet Wine Retailer Records and Reports Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/1/2008.
Cider Peddling and Invoicing Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/28/2002.
Conforming various regulations to statutory changes and price increase reporting Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/19/2007.
Direct Shipping Rules Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/30/2005.
Emergency Regulation (Credit Cards) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2001.
Emergency Regulation (Waiver of Hearing and Payment of Civil Charge) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments Arising from Periodic Review NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 8/11/2006 after the comment period had ended.
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 2/28/2001 after the comment period had ended.