2009 Regular Session


File Code: Alcoholic Beverages - Statewide Bills
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ramirez, Niemann, Barnes, Kramer, and Simmons
Alcoholic Beverages - Public Consumption and Open Containers - Penalties


Altering the penalties for violating specified prohibitions against the public consumption of alcoholic beverages or the public possession of an open container of alcoholic beverages to include the possibility of incarceration not exceeding 10 days.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Substance Abuse
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 2B Alcoholic Beverages
( 19-202 , 19-203 , 19-204 , 19-301 , 19-302 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered