AB 54

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

COVID-19 emergency order violation: license revocation.


Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of various professions and vocations by boards within the Department of Consumer Affairs and provides for the denial, suspension, and revocation of licenses for specified conduct. Existing law, 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. The act provides the grounds upon which the department may suspend or revoke licenses. This bill would prohibit the Department of Consumer Affairs, a board within the Department of Consumer Affairs, except within the healing arts, and the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control from revoking a license for failure to comply with any COVID-19 emergency orders unless the board or department can prove that lack of compliance resulted in transmission of COVID-19. This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

Bill Sponsors (2)



Feb 01, 2022


From committee: Without further action pursuant to Joint Rule 62(a).

Apr 13, 2021


In committee: Set, first hearing. Failed passage.

Apr 06, 2021


Re-referred to Com. on B. & P.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on B. & P.

Apr 05, 2021


From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on B. & P. Read second time and amended.

Jan 11, 2021


Referred to Coms. on B. & P. and G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on B. & P. and G.O.

Dec 08, 2020


From printer. May be heard in committee January 7.

Dec 07, 2020


Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
12/07/20 - Introduced PDF
04/05/21 - Amended Assembly PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
04/09/21- Assembly Business and Professions PDF


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