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Alcohol Beverage Licensee Penalty Application

Concerning the exclusion of certain areas of an alcohol beverage licensee's operation in the application of penalties for certain violations.
2017 Regular Session
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Bill Summary

The bill limits penalties for violations relating to the sale of alcohol beverages to a visibly intoxicated or underage person that occur in a sales room for licensees operating a beer wholesaler, winery, limited winery, or distillery, or in a retail establishment, for licensees operating a brew pub, vintner's restaurant, or distillery pub, by prohibiting the licensing authority from:

  • Basing any fine on the estimated gross revenues of any manufacturing or wholesale activities of the licensee; and
  • Extending any suspension to the manufacturing or wholesale activities of the licensee.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details