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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverages
Agency 5. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Chapter 70. Other Provisions
1/22/2022

3VAC5-70-120. Approval of warehouses for storage of alcoholic beverages not under customs or internal revenue bond; segregation of merchandise....

A. Upon the application of a person qualified under the provisions of § 4.1-130 of the Code of Virginia, the board may issue a certificate of approval for the operation of a warehouse for the storage of lawfully acquired alcoholic beverages not under customs bond or internal revenue bond, if satisfied that the warehouse is physically secure.

B. The alcoholic beverages of each owner shall be kept separate and apart from merchandise of any other person.

C. Alcoholic beverages shall be released for delivery to persons lawfully entitled to receive the same only upon permit issued by the board, and in accordance with the instructions therein set forth. The owner of the alcoholic beverages, or the owner or operator of the approved warehouse as agent of such owner, may apply for release permits, for which a charge may be made by the board.

D. Complete and accurate records shall be kept at the warehouse for a period of two years, which records shall be available during reasonable hours for inspection by a member of the board or its special agents. Such records shall include the following information as to both receipts and withdrawals:

1. Name and address of owner or consignee;

2. Date of receipt or withdrawal, as the case may be; and

3. Type and quantity of alcoholic beverage.

E. Alcoholic beverages stored by licensees pursuant to 3VAC5-50-90 are excepted from the operation of this section.

Statutory Authority

§§ 4.1-103, 4.1-111, 4.1-130 and 4.1-204 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-7 § 12, eff. December 12, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 3, Issue 1, eff. November 12, 1986; Volume 5, Issue 2, eff. November 24, 1988; Volume 6, Issue 2, eff. November 23, 1989; Volume 7, Issue 4, eff. December 19, 1990; Volume 8, Issue 6, eff. January 15, 1992; Volume 9, Issue 6, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 11, eff. March 23, 1994.

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