VA HB2296 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on April 12 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-12 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0795)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; assess licensing scheme for liquid nicotine; report. Directs the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, in consultation with stakeholders, to assess (i) a potential licensing scheme for manufacturers, distributors, and retail dealers of liquid nicotine in the Commonwealth and (ii) the most appropriate manner and entity to enforce and administer licensing, age verification, product verification, and advertising restrictions related to the sale of liquid nicotine. The bill requires the Authority to report its findings and any recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations, the House Committee on Finance, and the House Committee on Appropriations by November 1, 2023.

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Liquid nicotine; Va. Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, et al., to assess a licensing scheme.


Roll Calls

2023-04-12 - Senate - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-12 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (93-Y 3-N) (Y: 93 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (90-Y 6-N) (Y: 90 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rules with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-07 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (95-Y 4-N) (Y: 95 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-01 - House - House: Reported from Finance with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (Y: 20 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-27 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N) (Y: 7 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-04-12 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0795)
2023-04-12HouseEnacted, Chapter 795 (effective 7/1/23)
2023-04-12SenateSigned by President as reenrolled
2023-04-12HouseSigned by Speaker as reenrolled
2023-04-12HouseReenrolled bill text (HB2296ER2)
2023-04-12 Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
2023-04-12SenateSenate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
2023-04-12HouseVOTE: Adoption (93-Y 3-N)
2023-04-12HouseHouse concurred in Governor's recommendation (93-Y 3-N)
2023-04-12HousePlaced on Calendar
2023-03-27HouseGovernor's recommendation received by House
2023-03-13 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
2023-03-13HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 13, 2023
2023-03-08SenateSigned by President
2023-03-08HouseSigned by Speaker
2023-03-07HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB2296ER)
2023-02-22HouseVOTE: Adoption (90-Y 6-N)
2023-02-22HouseSenate amendments agreed to by House (90-Y 6-N)
2023-02-21SenatePassed Senate with amendments
2023-02-21SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended
2023-02-21SenateCommittee amendments agreed to
2023-02-21SenateRead third time
2023-02-20SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2023-02-17SenateReported from Rules with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
2023-02-08SenateReferred to Committee on Rules
2023-02-08SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2023-02-07HouseVOTE: Passage (95-Y 4-N)
2023-02-07HouseRead third time and passed House (95-Y 4-N)
2023-02-06HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB2296H1
2023-02-06HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 23105703D-H1
2023-02-06HouseRead second time
2023-02-03HouseRead first time
2023-02-01HouseCommittee substitute printed 23105703D-H1
2023-02-01HouseReported from Finance with substitute (20-Y 1-N)
2023-01-27HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
2023-01-19HouseAssigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
2023-01-11HouseReferred to Committee on Finance
2023-01-11HousePresented and ordered printed 23104226D

Same As/Similar To

SB1350 (Same As) 2023-04-12 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)
SB1350 (Same As) 2023-04-12 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5811021.01(n/a)See Bill Text
5811021.010(n/a)See Bill Text
5811021.02(n/a)See Bill Text
5811021.04:1(n/a)See Bill Text
5811021.04:2(n/a)See Bill Text
5811021.04:5(n/a)See Bill Text
5811021.05(n/a)See Bill Text
5811021.06(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments