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Code of Virginia
Title 59.1. Trade and Commerce
Subtitle .
Chapter 54. Fair Food Delivery Act
9/26/2022

Chapter 54. Fair Food Delivery Act.

§ 59.1-586. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

"Food delivery platform" means a person that operates a mobile application or other online service to act as an intermediary between consumers and multiple restaurants to submit food orders on behalf of a consumer to a participating restaurant and to arrange for the delivery of the order from the restaurant to the consumer.

"Restaurant" has the same meaning as provided in § 35.1-1 and excludes establishments listed in § 35.1-25.

2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 485.

§ 59.1-587. Food delivery platform; agreements required.

No food delivery platform shall submit an order on behalf of a consumer to a restaurant or arrange for the delivery of an order from a restaurant without first obtaining an agreement with the restaurant expressly authorizing the food delivery platform to submit orders to and deliver food prepared by the restaurant.

2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 485.

§ 59.1-588. Enforcement; penalties.

Any violation of this chapter shall constitute a prohibited practice under the provisions of § 59.1-200 and shall be subject to any and all of the enforcement provisions of Chapter 17 (§ 59.1-196 et seq.).

2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 485.