The social hosting ordinance in HB1293 resulted from discussion by the Botetourt Prevention Planning Team in November 2009. The newly elected delegate, Bill Cleaveland, attended the meeting and well, what he heard made an impact. Sharon Coleman chairs the subcommittee on social hosting for the BPPT and has been following the bill’s progress. Our previous story.
HB 1293 Alcoholic beverage control; consumption by underaged persons accompanied by parent or guardian.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Alcoholic beverage control; exemptions from licensure; consumption by underaged persons. Clarifies that a person in his residence may serve or give to his guests or family members lawfully acquired alcoholic beverages when (i) such guests are 21 years of age or older or are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse who is 21 years of age or older, (ii) the consumption or possession of such alcoholic beverages by family members or such guests occurs only in such residence where the alcoholic beverages are allowed to be served or given, and (iii) such service or gift is in no way a shift or device to evade ABC laws. Currently, the law requires only that (i) such guests are 21 years of age or older or are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse who is 21 years of age or older and (ii) such service or gift is in no way a shift or device to evade ABC laws.