Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

DC Agency Top Menu

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Citation Schedule and Violations

The citation schedule for violations of the three (3) recent Mayor’s Orders and the ABC Board’s Seventeenth Notice of Emergency Rulemaking are as follows:

  • First offense: Documented Verbal Warning
  • Second offense: Written Warning
  • Third offense: $1,000 fine
  • Fourth Offense: $2,000 fine
  • Fifth or Subsequent offense: Submission of Investigative Report to Board for Possible Show Cause Enforcement hearing

Every Tuesday, a roster detailing warnings and monetary citations issued to alcohol licensed establishments for violations of Mayor's Orders or ABC Board rulemakings adopted to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 is published online.

Potential violations can be reported, including anonymously, by emailing [email protected] or calling the hotline at (202) 329-6347.