Regulations & Rulemaking

Be aware of ABC-related rules and regulation changes, whether pending or previously enacted.

Pending Rulemaking

Formal Rulemaking, matters pending with the Office of Administrative Law

Delivery Minor Decoy Requirements

This emergency regulations package was submitted to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on May 27, 2020. OAL will now conduct a 5-day comment period closing on June 1, 2020, due to the fifth day falling on a weekend.

Pending Regulatory Package

Comments on the Implementation of the Delivery Minor Decoy Requirements Emergency Regulations

Please submit any written comments to the Office of Administrative Law.

Office of Administrative Law
300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1250
Sacramento, CA 95814-4339

Administrative Emergency Decisions

The comment period for this emergency regulations package closed on May 26, 2020. The Department thanks those that commented. The Department will update this page when the Office of Administrative Law makes their determination on the Department’s proposed regulatory text as amended May 27, 2020, in response to comments.

Pending Regulatory Package

Questions on the implementation of the RBS Training Program

Public comment period is closed. Please email questions to

RBS Training Program FAQs


For additional information, contact the Regulation and Policy Unit.

Regulation and Policy Unit
Alcoholic Beverage Control
3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: (916) 419-8958

For media inquiries, email