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HB 105 - Liquor License Bidding - Key Vote

West Virginia Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Liquor License Bidding

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Liquor License Bidding

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows freestanding alcohol retailers to obtain ten-year liquor licenses by paying the state licensing commission a minimum bid plus ten percent of that minimum.

-Defines freestanding alcohol retailers as those who only sell alcohol products, non-intoxicating alcohol-related products, and tobacco products (Art. 3A). -Lays out a plan to control alcohol consumption in the state, gather revenue from alcohol-related industries, encourage growth of pre-existing alcohol retailers, and encourage the sale of liquor at freestanding liquor retail outlets (Art. 3A). -Enables freestanding alcohol retailers who obtain licenses under this reduced bid to finance their licenses through long-term payment plans (Art. 3A).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Liquor License Bidding


  • Richard 'Rick' Thompson (WV - D) (Out Of Office)

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  • Joe Manchin III (WV - D) (Out Of Office)
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