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.


We are pleased to present the 2024 Edition of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Act. This compilation of selected laws incorporates all changes required by legislative enactments up to and including all 890 chapters of the 2023 Regular Session of the California Legislature.

Cover of the 2024 ABC Act


Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

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

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Call (916) 419-2500