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 29 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 TaxesDistilled SpiritsSC1/1/2006
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for SpiritsID7/1/2012
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineVA4/19/2000
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineID7/1/2003
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineID7/1/2011
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for SpiritsID7/1/2012
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineVA4/19/2000
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineID7/1/2003
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineVA4/4/2007
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineID7/1/2011
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesSC1/1/2001
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesSC8/19/2003
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftSC7/2/1999
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsYouth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)SC6/29/1998
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentSC6/3/2009
Pregnancy and AlcoholReporting RequirementsSC5/23/2008
Retail SalesBans on Off-Premises Sunday SalesVA7/1/2004
Retail SalesBeverage Service Training and Related PracticesVA7/1/2008
Retail SalesKeg RegistrationID7/1/2005
Retail SalesKeg RegistrationSC1/1/2008
Retail SalesKeg RegistrationID7/1/2013
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesID7/1/2000
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholID3/8/2007
Underage DrinkingFurnishing Alcohol to MinorsVA7/1/2005
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholSC7/1/2007
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesVA7/1/2005
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesVA7/1/2006
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesSC7/1/2007

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