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AB-495 Alcoholic beverage control: licenses.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 03/18/2021 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  March 18, 2021

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 495


Introduced by Assembly Member Bigelow

February 09, 2021


An act to amend Section 23110 24044 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to alcoholic beverages.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 495, as amended, Bigelow. Alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverage control: licenses.
The Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, which is administered by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, regulates the application, issuance, and suspension of alcoholic beverage licenses. Existing law specifies that those regulations do not apply to the manufacture, sale, or use of completely denatured ethyl alcohol or special denatured ethyl alcohol, as defined. Existing law allows licenses for the retail sale of alcoholic beverages to be issued for, or transferred to, premises that are to be constructed or are in the process of construction.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions. require a licensee transferring a license, as described above, to follow specified notification requirements.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 24044 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

24044.
 (a) Licenses for the retail sale of alcoholic beverages may be issued for or transferred to premises which that are to be constructed or which that are in the process of construction. No alcoholic Alcoholic beverages shall not be sold pursuant to the license until the premises have been completed.
(b) A licensee transferring a license to a premises pursuant to this section shall follow the notification requirements prescribed in Section 23985. Nothing in this section shall require an existing licensee to comply with the notification requirements if the construction is taking place on the existing premises of the existing license.

SECTION 1.Section 23110 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:
23110.

This division shall not apply to the manufacture, sale, or use of completely denatured ethyl alcohol or special denatured ethyl alcohol, as these substances are defined in the various statutes and regulations of the United States Government relating thereto.