Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Manufacturers and Wholesalers Operations [3 VAC 5 ‑ 60]
Public Comment Forum

On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2.-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 3 VAC 5--60, title of regulation: Manufacturers and Wholesalers Operations.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins October 24, 2011, and ends on March 30, 2012.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: W. Curtis Coleburn, Title: Chief Operating Officer, Address: Post Office Box 27491, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23261, Telephone: (804) 213-4409, FAX: (804) 213-4411, email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

CLOSED     Opened on 10/24/2011 and Ended on 3/30/2012

More about public comment forums and policies
red ball View all comments    

Comment Title Commenter
review of VAC citation Eric, Small Business Owner  2/22/12  10:44 am
Rules and Regulations John  3/22/12  6:38 am
possible changes for places which serve alcoholic beverages Patricia Ballard  3/23/12  6:09 pm
Virginia's alcohol rules Linda Akers  3/23/12  7:09 pm
Where did our morals go?? Danielle  3/23/12  7:58 pm
Alcohol and tatas Jennifer  3/23/12  10:13 pm
Where's the Wisdom? Angela C  3/23/12  11:47 pm
join the 21st century Gerry  3/23/12  11:55 pm
What? Susan  3/24/12  12:55 am
Changes to Regulations Kassi  3/24/12  1:05 am
Please do not do this Robin  3/24/12  1:59 am
Unnecessary Changes Rhonda Cox  3/24/12  5:34 am
Where is the class? Mary  3/24/12  8:50 am
no changes please, abc rules should remain as is. lori, proud virginian  3/24/12  10:06 am
This isn't Las Vegas AP  3/24/12  11:40 am
Don't make the changes Carrie, Virginian  3/24/12  11:51 am
I ask why in view of the death toll/violence due to alcohol? Darlene O.  3/24/12  1:27 pm
Proposed changes for alcohol rules James. Individual  3/24/12  5:05 pm
Unbelievable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tracey  3/24/12  7:47 pm
Legal Age to purchase alcohol J Carter  3/24/12  8:49 pm
Comment with evidence based rationale for ABC regulations to reduce harm and cost to society Linda C. Hancock, Virginia College Alcohol Leadership Council & Others  3/29/12  11:51 am
Maintain Virginia's status as a Wayne Frith, SAFE Inc  3/30/12  5:52 am
Current regulations should remain in place-plus some! Sue Parr; Bragg Hill Community Coalition/Community Coalitions of Virginia  3/30/12  2:47 pm
Really?!! Sue : VA Resident  3/30/12  2:53 pm

2 comments hidden due to violation of Town Hall policy

Trouble posting comments? These pages have been tested with multiple versions of all the major browsers. If you have trouble: (1) try another computer if you have access to one, (2) try another browser if your computer has one installed (3) contact Town Hall support staff for assistance.