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Phase Two Citations

ABRA investigators may issue written citations for Phase Two violations of the Mayor’s Order and ABC Board’s emergency rulemakings. All other observed violations will be reported to and adjudicated by the ABC Board in accordance with DC law. ABRA investigators may choose to send violations to the ABC Board in lieu of issuing a citation.

A report detailing Phase Two citations issued to date is available for download at the bottom of this page. Reports are updated weekly.

Violations include:

1. Carry-Out and Delivery Violations of D.C. Code§ 25-113(a)(3)(C) (not selling one
or more prepared food items or failing to register with the Board)

a. First Offense--$1,000 (No warning permitted)
b. Second Offense--$2,000
c. Third Offense or more--Case Report to Board

2. After Hours Violations of §810.2, §1007.2 or D.C. Code§ 25-723 (Class C or D)

a. First Offense--$1,000 (No warning permitted)
b. Second Offense--$2,000
c. Third Offense or more--Case Report to Board

3. After Hours Violations of D.C. Code§ 25-722 (Class A or B)

a. First Offense--$1,000 (No warning permitted)
b. Second Offense--$2,000
c. Third Offense or more--Case Report to Board

4. Noise Above a Conversational Level in Violation of §810.2 or §1007.2

a. First Offense--Verbal or Written Warning
b. Second Offense--$1,000
c. Third Offense--$2,000
d. Fourth Offense or more--Case Report to Board

5. Employees Not Wearing Masks in Violation of §810.2 or §1007.2 (Class C or D)

a. First Offense--$1,000 (Warning Permitted)
b. Second Offense--$2,000
c. Third Offense or more--Case Report to Board

6. On-Premises Consumption with No Food Service/No Menu in Use Violations of §810.2 or §1007.2

a. First Offense--$1,000 (No warning permitted)
b. Second Offense--$2,000
c. Third Offense or more--Case Report to Board

7. Bar Service/Patrons Seated at Bar While Bartender Working or Serving Standing Patrons in Violation of §810.2 or §1007.2

a. First Offense--$1,000 (Warning Permitted)
b. Second Offense--$2,000
c. Third Offense or more--Case Report to Board

8. Tables Not Six Feet Apart or more than Six Patrons at a Table in Violation of §810.2 or §1007.2

a. First Offense--Written Warning
b. Second Offense--$1,000
c. Third Offense--$2,000
d. Fourth Offense or more--Case Report to Board

9. Offering Entertainment in Violation of §810.2 or §1007.2

a. First Offense--$1,000 (No Warning Permitted)
b. Second Offense--$2,000
c. Third Offense or more--Case Report to Board

10. Indoor Occupancy (More Than 50%) in Violation of §810.2 or §1007.2

a. First Offense--Written Warning
b. Second Offense--$1,000
c. Third Offense--$2,000
d. Fourth Offense or More--Case Report to Board

11. Failing to Implement a Reservation System in Violation of §810.2 or §1007.2

a. First Offense--Written Warning
b. Second Offense--$1,000
c. Third Offense--$2,000
d. Fourth Offense or More--Case Report to Board

12. Selling or Serving Alcohol for On-Premises Consumption in a Closed Container in Violation of D.C. Code§ 25-113(a)(3)

a. First Offense--Written Warning
b. Second Offense--$250
c. Third Offense--$500
d. Fourth Offense--$750
e. Fifth Offense--$1,000
f. Sixth Offense or more--Case Report to Board

13. Go-Cup Violation of D.C. Code§ 25-74l(a) (Class A & B)

a. First Offense--$250 (Warning Permitted)
b. Second Offense--$500
c. Third Offense--$750
d. Fourth Offense--$1,000
e. Fifth Offense or more--Case Report to Board

14. No ABC Manager on Duty Violation (D.C. Code§ 25-701)

a. First Offense--$250 (Warning Permitted)
b. Second Offense--$500
c. Third Offense--$750
d. Fourth Offense--$1,000
e. Fifth Offense or more--Case Report to Board