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5 Virginia ABC laws take effect

Five laws impacting the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, its licensees and applicants for ABC licenses took effect on July 1.

The Virginia General Assembly passed the following Virginia ABC-related legislative proposals during the 2022 session, and Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed them into law. They are:

Third-Party Delivery License/Cocktails To-Go (HB 426 and SB 254)—Both bills create a third-party delivery license which will be necessary to deliver alcoholic beverages purchased by consumers from retail licensees. In addition, the bills extend from July 1, 2022, to July 1, 2024, the sunset of prior legislation that allowed certain licensees to sell mixed beverages for off-premises consumption.

Alcohol Licenses for Casinos (HB 455 and SB 519)—Both bills create a new mixed beverage casino license for the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption in areas designated by ABC during all hours of operation.

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