Bill Text: VA SB382 | 2018 | Regular Session | Chaptered

Bill Title: Alcoholic beverage control; delivery of wine or beer to retail licensee, wholesaler requirement.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-03-05 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0167) [SB382 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-SB382-Chaptered.html

An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 4.1-310.1, relating to alcoholic beverage control; delivery of wine or beer to retail licensee; wholesaler requirement.
[S 382]
Approved March 5, 2018


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 4.1-310.1 as follows:

§4.1-310.1. Delivery of wine or beer to retail licensee.

Except as otherwise provided in this title or in Board regulation, no wine or beer may be shipped or delivered to a retail licensee for resale unless such wine or beer has first been (i) delivered to the licensed premises of a wine or beer wholesaler and unloaded, (ii) kept on the licensed premises of the wholesaler for not less than four hours prior to reloading on a vehicle, and (iii) recorded in the wholesaler's inventory. Any holder of a restricted wholesale wine license issued pursuant to §4.1-207.1 shall be exempt from the requirement set forth in clause (ii).