2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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JLARC Study of ABC (language only)

Item 20 #3s

Item 20 #3s

Legislative Department
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

Page 19, following line 45, insert:
"L.  The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, consistent with the provisions of House Joint Resolution No. 773 of the 2001 Session, shall examine the mission and structure of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to identify operational changes that will improve the efficiency of the agency and alternatives to the current system.  This review shall include but shall not be limited to: (a) alternatives to the current full-time board structure for the hearing and appeal of regulatory decisions; (b) the appropriate role of the board and the chief operating officer in the management and operation of the agency; (c) the appropriate organizational placement in state government of alcoholic beverage law enforcement functions; and (d) alternatives to the closing of unprofitable state stores in underserved areas of the Commonwealth and the feasibility of establishing speciality stores.  The Commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the 2003 session of the General Assembly."

(This amendment directs JLARC to study the mission and structure of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.)