Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Retail Operations [3 VAC 5 ‑ 50]
Happy Hour Advertising
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this action is to amend 3VAC5-50-160 such that advertising of happy hour is permitted so long as the advertisement does not advertise pricing and does not tend to induce minors or other interdicted individuals to drink, or encourage persons to drink in excess. 3VAC5-50-160 is further amended to delete superfluous provisions that appear in other sections of Title 3 of the Virginia Administrative Code. 3VAC5-50-160(E) is added to provide a provision that the regulation is subject to and shall be adhered to in a manner consistent with all other regulations of the Authority.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005585]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8335 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/1/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: LaTonya D. Hucks-Watkins  / Legal Liaison
Address: 2901 Hermitage Rd.
Richmond, VA 23220
Email Address:
Phone: (804)213-4698    FAX: (804)213-4574    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.