Because laws and cultural traditions surrounding alcohol differ throughout the world, Virginia ABC has launched a Spanish Web page to better serve its Hispanic citizens and businesses. Read more.
On December 1, 2016, the Bureau of Law Enforcement received accreditation
from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, putting it in an elite group of enforcement agencies. The accreditation program is a thorough inspection and review of agency policies, procedures, processes and operations as defined by 190 stringent standards.
Are you planning to move and ship alcoholic beverages with your household goods to Virginia?
The Code of Virginia (COV 4.1-310
) prohibits the transportation or importation of more than one gallon of alcohol into the Commonwealth per individual per occasion. You do not need any paperwork to bring back one gallon or less. Read more.
Two pieces of legislation proposed by Virginia ABC become effective on July 1, 2016. House bill (HB) 322
enables ABC to take swift action against a license for specific public safety issues at licensed establishments. HB 323
expands available merchandising opportunities with the “Virginia Is for Lovers” trademark. Read more.
Access to Virginia ABC's website will be interrupted from 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, through 5 a.m. on Sunday, April 23, as the commonwealth performs internet maintenance.