2021 Uncodified Acts

2021 Virginia Uncodified Acts
8/5/2021

CHAPTER 198

An Act to require that farmers market food and beverage sales be considered essential during a declared state of emergency.

[H 2302]

Approved March 18, 2021

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That if the Governor, during a disaster for which a state of emergency has been declared, orders the closure of all public access to certain businesses but considers grocery stores and other retailers that sell food and beverage products to be essential and therefore allows such stores to remain open during normal business hours, farmers markets shall be treated the same as such grocery stores and other retailers that sell food and beverage products.