Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Other Provisions [3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Transportation of alcoholic beverages; noncommercial permits; commercial carrier permits; refusal, suspension or revocation of permits; exceptions; out-of-state limitation not effected.
Action 4566
General Information
Action Summary The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board proposes to amend 3 VAC 5 - 70, OTHER PROVISIONS by amending existing regulation 3 VAC 5-70-10 to eliminate the requirement for the Board to issue a permit to commercial carriers engaged in the regular transportation of alcoholic beverages within or through the Commonwealth. The proposed amendment will add language to require motor carriers while transporting alcoholic beverages to have in their possession a bill of lading or other commercial memorandum describing the alcoholic beverages being shipped, the name and address of the consignor and consignee who lawfully may ship and receive such alcoholic beverages. The proposal also includes language to require a motor carrier transporting alcoholic beverages to make the bill of lading or commercial memorandum available for inspection by Special Agents of the Board or any law enforcement Officer upon request.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004755]
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
7567 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/15/2017.
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.