Vol. 34 Iss. 23 - July 09, 2018

Retail Operations
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

Notice is hereby given in accordance with § 2.2-4007.01 of the Code of Virginia that the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority intends to consider amending 3VAC5-50, Retail Operations. The purpose of the proposed action is to implement Chapters 173 and 334 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly, which create a confectionery license and authorize the licensee to prepare and sell, on the licensed premises for off-premises consumption, confectionery. The goal of the regulation is to provide a definition of "confectionery," clarify the restrictions regarding alcohol content and sales, and provide labeling requirements.

The agency does not intend to hold a public hearing on the proposed action after publication in the Virginia Register.

Statutory Authority: §§ 4.1-103 and 4.1-111 of the Code of Virginia.

Public Comment Deadline: August 8, 2018.

Agency Contact: LaTonya D. Hucks, Legal Liaison, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 2901 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220, telephone (804) 213-4698, FAX (804) 213-4574, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R18-5486; Filed June 20, 2018, 11:03 a.m.