Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Other Provisions [3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Implementing Chp. 404, 2015 Acts of Assembly: Gifts Given by On-Premises Retail Licensees
Action 4481
General Information
Action Summary The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board proposes to amend 3 VAC 5-70, Gifts of Alcoholic Beverages generally; exceptions; wine and beer tastings; taxes and records by the amendment of existing regulation, 3-VAC 5-70-100; and permit retail on premise licensees to provide a gift of one alcoholic beverage to a patron, or one bottle of wine to a group of two or more patrons, to whom such alcoholic beverages may be sold. No subsequent gift shall be provided to the same patron(s) within 24 hours.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004587]
Associated Mandates Chapter 404 (2015) Alcoholic beverage control; regulations; samples of alcoholic beverages; combined mixed beverage restaurant & caterer's license
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7395 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/28/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: LaTonya D. Hucks-Watkins  / Senior Legal Counsel
Address: 7450 Freight Way
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Email Address:
Phone: (804)213-4698    FAX: (804)213-4574    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.