CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV/AP) -- UPDATE 2/20/19
The West Virginia House of Delegates has agreed with a Senate amendment that will allow retail outlets to sell liquor on Sundays except when it falls on Christmas or Easter.
The House previously passed the bill and approved it with the Christmas-Easter amendment added on an 86-12 vote Tuesday without debate.
The bill, which permits liquor sales after 1 p.m. on Sundays, now goes to the governor.
The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would allow retail outlets to sell liquor on Sundays.
The Senate approved the bill 22-11 Monday to permit liquor sales after 1 p.m. on Sundays.
The bill now goes back to the House of Delegates, which had earlier approved the bill. The House must now weigh in on an amendment that no liquor sales can occur on Christmas or Easter when those days fall on a Sunday.
A bill passed by the West Virginia House of Delegates would allow retail liquor sales on Sundays.
The bill would allow sales of liquor as well as wine and beer to be made between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Liquor sales would still be prohibited on Christmas Day.
The bill was co-sponsored by Brandon Steele (R-Raleigh), Geoff Foster (R-Putnam), Kayla Kessinger (R-Fayette), and Jason Barrett (R-Berkeley).
The bill now heads to State Senate.