The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is an agency of the government of the state of California charged with regulation of alcoholic beverages. The ABC was created by constitutional amendment effective January 1, 1955, as an independent department of the executive branch of the state government.

ABC ACT and Related Statutes

The ABC Act and it's related statutes can now be found online at the California Legislative Information website.

Published copies of the California ABC Act Code are also available by calling 1-800-223-1940

You may also purchase a copy of the 2019 ABC Act online at Lexis Nexis


Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

Alcoholic Beverage Control
3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834

E-mail us at
Call (916) 419-2500