Additional temporary relief measures for licensees. Previous temporary relief measures remain in place.
ABC’s schedule of the 30-day relief period for licensees who are paying their annual renewal fees.
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ABC Director Announces Second Notice of Regulatory Relief for ABC Licensed Businesses The director says the new relief affects alcohol delivery service, distilled spirits manufacturers and certain charitable promotions and sales Sacramento – Jacob...
ABC Director Jacob Appelsmith announced today that ABC licensees paying annual renewal fees or penalties on late annual renewal fee payments have been given a 30-day grace period.
ABC Director releases new Guidance by License Type tool for ABC Licensed Businesses The guidance can help businesses navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic Sacramento – Jacob Appelsmith, Director of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control...
ABC Launches New Law Enforcement WebApp for the TRACE Program The new app will help first responders handle critical incidents involving minors more efficiently Sacramento - On March 5, 2020, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)...
ABC TRACE case leads to two arrests in Folsom after a fatal crash and a DUI ABC will be seeking disciplinary action against a restaurant for furnishing alcohol to a minor resulting in death and furnishing alcohol to an obviously intoxicated person Folsom -...
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