Alcohol Policy Changes at a Glance

You may query a listing of Alcohol Policy Changes based on Topic, Jurisdiction, and/or Year by selecting items from the “View Policy Changes” menu. Multiple items may be selected from each menu of options. Once you select an item(s), a list of corresponding Policy Changes will display.

Additionally, you may view a count of changes by Year, Jurisdiction, or Topic by selecting the corresponding option.

Policy Change Query

There are 21 total policy changes. Skip to Filters

The increase in policy changes beginning in 2003 is largely a reflection of the fact that, for 14 out of 35 APIS policy topics, coverage begins on 1/1/2003 rather than in 1998, and so there are no historical data for those 14 topics prior to 2003.

Query Results

Category Policy Topic Jurisdiction Date
Alcohol Beverages PricingDrink SpecialsVA7/28/2016
Alcohol Beverages TaxesBeerNE7/1/2003
Alcohol Beverages TaxesDistilled SpiritsNE7/1/2003
Alcohol Beverages TaxesWineNE7/1/2003
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineVA4/19/2000
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineVA4/19/2000
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineVA4/4/2007
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesNE9/1/2001
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftNE9/1/2001
Retail SalesBans on Off-Premises Sunday SalesVA7/1/2004
Retail SalesBeverage Service Training and Related PracticesNE10/8/2007
Retail SalesBeverage Service Training and Related PracticesVA7/1/2008
Retail SalesKeg RegistrationNE9/1/2007
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesNE8/28/1999
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholNE7/15/2010
Underage DrinkingFurnishing Alcohol to MinorsVA7/1/2005
Underage DrinkingMinimum Ages for Off-Premises SellersNE4/19/2016
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholNE9/1/2001
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesVA7/1/2005
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesVA7/1/2006
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesNE7/15/2010

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