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Agency
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Board
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
chapter
Retail Operations [3 VAC 5 ‑ 50]
Action:
Implementing Two Legislative Mandates: Happy Hour and Related Promotions; Definitions; Exceptions
 
General Information
Action Summary The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board proposes to amend 3 VAC 5 -50 (Chapter 50,) Retail Operations by the amendment of 3 VAC 5-50-160 to allow mixed beverage retail licensees to permit patrons to possess a flight of wine, beer or mixed beverages consisting of no more than five sample products. In the case of spirits each sample shall contain no more than one half ounce of distilled spirits and to sell pitchers of mixed beverages during a happy hour in accordance with limitations established by the Board. In addition, the proposed amendment will permit mixed beverage licensees to list the alcoholic beverage products featured during a happy hour in any lawful advertisement.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [004586]
Associated Mandates
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7394 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/15/2016.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: LaTonya D. Hucks-Watkins  / Legal Liaison
Address: 2901 Hermitage Rd.
Richmond, VA 23220
Email Address: latonya.hucks-watkins@abc.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)213-4698    FAX: (804)213-4574    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.