Existing law, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, administered by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, regulates the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages and the granting of licenses for the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages within the state. Existing law requires the department to develop, implement, and administer a curriculum for a Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) training program, as specified. Existing law requires an RBS training course to include information on, among other things, state laws and regulations relating to alcoholic beverage control and the impact of alcohol on the body, as specified.
This bill would require, on or before January 1, 2027, the RBS training courses to include best practices on how to prevent or protect a person from drink spiking and best practices if the person believes they have, or someone they know has, been drugged as a result of drink spiking.

Statutes affected:
04/24/24 - Amended Assembly: 25681 BPC
05/20/24 - Amended Assembly: 25681 BPC
06/26/24 - Amended Senate: 25681 BPC