Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Retail Operations [3 VAC 5 ‑ 50]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
License Reform Regulation Amendments
Action 5730
General Information
Action Summary Amendments to Title 3 of the Administrative Code of Virginia necessary to implement the provisions of House Bill 390 and Senate Bill 389 of the 2020 General Assembly Session which reorganized all alcoholic beverage control licenses pursuant to the three-tier structure and license privileges, consolidated many licenses with common privileges, aligned license fee amounts with enforcement demands, and standardized quantity limits on alcohol samples.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 3 VAC 5-50 Retail Operations Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  3 VAC 5 - 30 Tied-House Amend Existing Regulation
  3 VAC 5 - 60 Manufacturers and Wholesalers Operations Amend Existing Regulation
  3 VAC 5 - 70 Other Provisions Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [6675]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9273 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2022.
Contact Information
Name / Title: LaTonya D. Hucks-Watkins  / Senior Legal Counsel
Address: 7450 Freight Way
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Email Address:
Phone: (804)213-4698    FAX: (804)213-4574    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.