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Mandate 1044

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Alcoholic beverage control; availability of food when spirits served
Purpose of legislation
Directs the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to promulgate regulations that require mixed beverage licensees to have food, cooked or prepared on the licensed premises, available for on-premises consumption until at least 30 minutes prior to an establishment's closing. The bill requires that such food be available in all areas of the licensed premises in which spirits are sold or served.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 744 (2017)
VAC chapters to be amended
3 vac 5 - 50 : Retail Operations
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5442: 30 Minute Rule for Mixed Beverage Licensees
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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