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Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Mandate 698

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Chapter 404 (2015) Alcoholic beverage control; regulations; samples of alcoholic beverages; combined mixed beverage restaurant & caterer's license
Purpose of legislation
Directs the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to promulgate regulations related to happy hours, gifts, containers, and the storage and sale of premixed alcoholic beverages. The bill allows mixed beverage licensees to sell distilled spirits in flights. The bill also creates a combined mixed beverage restaurant and caterer's license, which authorizes any restaurant or hotel that qualifies for both a mixed beverage restaurant license and a mixed beverage caterer's license to operate in both capacities at the same business premises with a common alcoholic beverage inventory.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 404 (2015)
VAC chapters to be amended
3 vac 5 - 50 : Retail Operations
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4412: Implementing legislative mandates: Mixed Beverage Practices - Retail Operations
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
Action 4481: Implementing Chp. 404, 2015 Acts of Assembly: Gifts Given by On-Premises Retail Licensees
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
Action 4482: Implementing Chapter 404, 2015 Virginia Acts of Assembly--Growlers & Other Board Approved Containers
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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