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DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) is an independent District of Columbia gover

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05/02/2022
IT Specialist Job Announcement | abra

💼 Join the ABRA Team | IT Specialist (ID 17027) w/ salary range of $85,209-$109,023. Must be tech-savvy, customer service oriented, an expert troubleshooter, and pro multitasker. App deadline is 5/13. https://abra.dc.gov/release/it-specialist-job-announcement

The IT Specialist position (Job 17027) has been advertised on the District's Department of Human Resources (DCHR) website. The Grade 12 position has salary range of $85,209 - $109,023 and is open to the public. The application submission deadline is May 13, 2022.

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/28 now available:
04/29/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/28 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

04/28/2022

📣 Alch license renewal deadline extended to 4P, Tues., 5/31. Late fees will start to accrue 6/1. Applies to alch licensed rstrnts, htls, prv clubs, mpf, trains, boats, & caterers. Details @abra.dc.gov/release/alcohol-license-renewal-deadline-extended-may-31

💼 Join the ABRA Team | Now hiring Supervisory Investigator (Chief) (ID 16934) w/ salary range of $110,000-$153,999. Must...
04/20/2022
Supervisory Investigator Job Announcement | abra

💼 Join the ABRA Team | Now hiring Supervisory Investigator (Chief) (ID 16934) w/ salary range of $110,000-$153,999. Must be a visionary leader, exp. in investigations, tech savvy, excellent writer, and strong collaborator. Deadline is 4/29.

The Supervisory Investigator (Job 16934) has been advertised on the District's Department of Human Resources (DCHR) website. The Grade 14 position has salary range of $110,000-$153,999 and is open to the public. The application submission deadline is April 29, 2022. General Job Information Job Summa...

04/19/2022

💼 Join the ABRA Team | Now hiring Supervisory Investigator (Chief) (ID 16934) w/ salary range of $110,000-$153,999. Must be a visionary leader, exp. in investigations, tech savvy, excellent writer, and strong collaborator. Deadline is 4/29.

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/15 now available:
04/18/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/15 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

🏡 FINAL CALL | Community Training for DC Residents, TODAY @ 7P (virtual). Topics—Protesting alcohol licenses, submitting...
04/14/2022
ABRA Community Training | abra

🏡 FINAL CALL | Community Training for DC Residents, TODAY @ 7P (virtual). Topics—Protesting alcohol licenses, submitting complaints, noise mitigation, Settlement Agreements, and more. Register:

Community Training is a foundation course created to help DC residents and community groups, including Area Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs) and civic and citizen associations, better understand the mission and responsibilities of the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA), and alcohol l...

04/14/2022
Extended Holiday Hours and Daylight Savings | abra

⛔ ABRA's office will be closed Fri 4/15 in observance of DC Emancipation Day. We will reopen on Mon 4/18 at 830A.

Overview Alcohol licensed establishments registered in the Extended Holiday Hours program may sell and serve alcohol up to 4:00 a.m. and operate 24-hours on select days in conjunction with select District Government and federal holidays Extended hours start the evening of the first date and end at 4...

04/13/2022
Extended Holiday Hours and Daylight Savings | abra

🌸 Extended hrs for Emancipation Day Wknd starts Thurs, 4/14, ends 4A on Sun, 4/17. Licensees may serve alcohol until 4A, operate 24-hrs. Board Orders, & Settlement Agreements apply. Registered venues https://abra.dc.gov/page/extended-holiday-hours.

Overview Alcohol licensed establishments registered in the Extended Holiday Hours program may sell and serve alcohol up to 4:00 a.m. and operate 24-hours on select days in conjunction with select District Government and federal holidays Extended hours start the evening of the first date and end at 4...

🏡 REGISTER NOW | Community Training for DC Residents, TR 4/14 @ 7P (VIRTUAL). Topics—Protesting alcohol licenses, submit...
04/13/2022
ABRA Community Training | abra

🏡 REGISTER NOW | Community Training for DC Residents, TR 4/14 @ 7P (VIRTUAL). Topics—Protesting alcohol licenses, submitting complaints, noise mitigation, Settlement Agreements, and more. FREE.

Community Training is a foundation course created to help DC residents and community groups, including Area Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs) and civic and citizen associations, better understand the mission and responsibilities of the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA), and alcohol l...

🏡 REGISTER NOW | Community Training for DC Residents, TR 4/14 @ 7P (VIRTUAL). Topics—Protesting alcohol licenses, submit...
04/11/2022
ABRA Community Training | abra

🏡 REGISTER NOW | Community Training for DC Residents, TR 4/14 @ 7P (VIRTUAL). Topics—Protesting alcohol licenses, submitting complaints, noise mitigation, Settlement Agreements, and more. FREE.

Community Training is a foundation course created to help DC residents and community groups, including Area Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs) and civic and citizen associations, better understand the mission and responsibilities of the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA), and alcohol l...

✨Register in DC's medical cannabis program in advance of 10-day Sales Tax Holiday (4/15-24). Walk-in registrations 4/11-...
04/11/2022
ABRA to Hold Medical Cannabis Sales Tax Holiday Registration Week | abra

✨Register in DC's medical cannabis program in advance of 10-day Sales Tax Holiday (4/15-24). Walk-in registrations 4/11-14, 9A-4P daily at ABRA's office (14/U NW). Free.

ABRA TO HOLD “MEDICAL CANNABIS SALES TAX HOLIDAY REGISTRATION WEEK” FOR QUALIFYING PATIENTS Six percent sales tax on all medical cannabis products waived from April 15-24, 2022

🚨 REGISTER NOW | Common Violations & How to Avoid Them 🚨  (Mon - 4/11) @ 10:30A. Presented by a Supervisory Investigator...
04/08/2022
Common Violations and How to Avoid Them | abra

🚨 REGISTER NOW | Common Violations & How to Avoid Them 🚨 (Mon - 4/11) @ 10:30A. Presented by a Supervisory Investigator. Topics include:

🔘 Violation Schedule
🔘 Types of Inspections
🔘 Best Practices

Register:

Common Violations and How to Avoid Them is a learning burst session (30-minutes or less) focused on helping alcohol licensees get and stay in compliance with alcohol laws and regulations and avoid fines and license suspensions or revocation. This presentation will address the most commonly observed....

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/8 now available:
04/08/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/8 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

🚨 Training | Common Violations & How to Avoid Them 🚨  (Mon - 4/11) @ 10:30A. Presented by a Supervisory Investigator. To...
04/06/2022
Common Violations and How to Avoid Them | abra

🚨 Training | Common Violations & How to Avoid Them 🚨 (Mon - 4/11) @ 10:30A. Presented by a Supervisory Investigator. Topics include:

🔘 Violation Schedule
🔘 Types of Inspections
🔘 Best Practices

Register:

Common Violations and How to Avoid Them is a learning burst session (30-minutes or less) focused on helping alcohol licensees get and stay in compliance with alcohol laws and regulations and avoid fines and license suspensions or revocation. This presentation will address the most commonly observed....

📣 It is not too late to join us for ABC 101 tomorrow  (4/5) @ 10:30A. Topics include:🌸 Alcohol laws and regulations🌸 Ava...
04/04/2022
ABC 101 | abra

📣 It is not too late to join us for ABC 101 tomorrow (4/5) @ 10:30A.

Topics include:
🌸 Alcohol laws and regulations
🌸 Available license types
🌸 Enforcement and inspections

Register here:

ABC 101* is a foundation course designed to introduce prospective and new ABC license holders—specifically on-premises and off-premises retailers and manufacturers— to ABRA and key ABC basics. While geared towards new entrepreneurs and industry staff, the training is also recommended for seasone...

✨JOIN US: ID Compliance Training (TODAY) @ 10:00A. ✨Topics include:🔹 Acceptable forms of ID🔹 Reporting protocols🔹 Tips &...
04/04/2022
ID Compliance Training | abra

✨JOIN US: ID Compliance Training (TODAY) @ 10:00A. ✨

Topics include:
🔹 Acceptable forms of ID
🔹 Reporting protocols
🔹 Tips & tricks for spotting fakes

Info on how to join:

ID Compliance is a foundation course focused on preventing underage drinking by reducing youth access to alcohol through retailer education. Participants will be introduced to:

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/1 now available:
04/01/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/1 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/1 now available:
04/01/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 4/1 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 3/25 now available:
03/25/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 3/25 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 3/18 now available:
03/18/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 3/18 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

03/18/2022
Alcohol License Renewal Deadline Extension | abra

📣 Attn: The alcohol license renewal application deadline for select on-premises retailers, caterers, & common carriers has been extended from March 31 to 4P on Monday, May 2. No late fees will be assessed during 30-day grace period. Details @

To ensure that select on-premises retailers, common carrier, and caterer license holders have the necessary time to secure the required documentation for their alcohol license renewal application, which includes obtaining Certificate(s) of Clean Hands (CCH) for businesses and individuals, the renewa...

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 3/4 now available:
03/04/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 3/4 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

🧾 Final report detailing warnings/citations related to face mask, vaccination verification requirements included in Mayo...
03/01/2022
Citation Schedule and Violations | abra

🧾 Final report detailing warnings/citations related to face mask, vaccination verification requirements included in Mayor's Orders & rulemaking is avail at:

Violations of Mayor's Orders and the ABC Board’s Seventeenth Notice of Emergency Rulemaking adopted to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 were published every Tuesday through their respective effective periods. The final report details violations through February 28, 2022. Below is the citation sched...

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 2/25 now available:
02/25/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 2/25 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 2/18 now available:
02/25/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 2/18 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

02/25/2022
Medical Cannabis - Patients | abra

🚨 FINAL DAY 🚨Daily walk-in medical cannabis patient, caregiver registrations this wk (2/22-25) btwn 9A-4P. Applicants w/ apps will receive a 2 yr reg at no cost. Persons 65+ yrs old can self-certify in lieu of securing rec from their practitioner.

DC residents, including minors, may legally be recommended, purchase, possess, and use, medical cannabis to treat a diagnosed qualified medical condition or related side effect. Non-resident patients may purchase medical cannabis from DC dispensaries if their jurisdiction has been extended reciproci...

02/23/2022
Council Videos • Council of the District of Columbia

Director Moosally to present testimony today @ DC Council Performance Oversight Hearing chaired by Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie Hearing starts at 9A. Streaming instructions @ dccouncil.us/council-videos/.

Watch Hearings Live Search the calendar for live hearing videos or archived videos since January 1, 2012. For videos of hearings held prior to 2012, call the Office of Cable Television at (202) 671-0066. They will handle the requests individually. Watch Archived Hearings In addition, you can View Ar...

02/23/2022
Medical Cannabis - Patients | abra

✨ Daily walk-in medical cannabis patient, caregiver registrations this wk (2/22-25) btwn 9A-4P. Applicants w/ complete apps will receive a 2 yr reg at no cost. Persons 65+ yrs old can self-certify in lieu of securing rec from their practitioner. Details @

DC residents, including minors, may legally be recommended, purchase, possess, and use, medical cannabis to treat a diagnosed qualified medical condition or related side effect. Non-resident patients may purchase medical cannabis from DC dispensaries if their jurisdiction has been extended reciproci...

02/22/2022
Medical Cannabis - Patients | abra

✨ Daily walk-in medical cannabis patient, caregiver registrations this wk (2/22-25) btwn 9A-4P. Applicants w/ complete apps will receive a 2 yr reg at no cost. Persons 65+ yrs old can self-certify in lieu of securing rec from their practitioner. Details @

DC residents, including minors, may legally be recommended, purchase, possess, and use, medical cannabis to treat a diagnosed qualified medical condition or related side effect. Non-resident patients may purchase medical cannabis from DC dispensaries if their jurisdiction has been extended reciproci...

🧾 Updated roster detailing warnings/citations related to face mask, vaccination verification requirements included in Ma...
02/22/2022
Citation Schedule and Violations | abra

🧾 Updated roster detailing warnings/citations related to face mask, vaccination verification requirements included in Mayor's Orders & rulemaking is avail at:

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:

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 2/18 now available:
02/22/2022
Weekly Issuance | abra

📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 2/18 now available:

The weekly issuance report details status changes at ABC-licensed establishments and substantial change requests approved by the ABC Board. The status of establishments are as follows:

02/18/2022
Medical Cannabis Dispensaries | abra

Mayor Bowser signed Bill 24-629, the Med Marijuana Patient Access Ext Emergency Amend Act of 2022. Bill creates a med cannabis sales tax holiday at the 7 licensed dispensaries from Fri, April 15 through Sun, April 24, 2022.

Overview A dispensary is a licensed establishment that may possess and dispense medical cannabis and paraphernalia to licensed patients and caregivers. The medical cannabis sold by a dispensary is provided to them by a DC-licensed and located medical cannabis cultivator. Currently, licensed dispensa...

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2000 14th St NW
Washington D.C., DC
20009

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 4pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4pm
Friday 8:30am - 4pm

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+12024424423

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📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 12/30 now available: https://abra.dc.gov/page/weekly-issuance
📋 Same-day medical cannabis patient, caregiver reg pilot program has been extended through Apr 28, 2022. Every Thurs., btwn 8:30A-4P, DC residents w/ complete apps will be issued their digital & physical registrations at ABRA’s office at 14/U NW. Reg is FREE through Jan. 31.
🍾 Extended hrs for NYE starts Thurs, Dec 30 runs through 4A on Sun, Jan 2. Licensees may serve alcohol until 4A, operate 24-hrs. Board Orders, Settlement Agreements apply. Details and roster of eligible licensees at: https://abra.dc.gov/page/extended-holiday-hours
📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 12/24 now available: https://abra.dc.gov/page/weekly-issuance
💼 Public Affairs Specialist position (Job ID 15426) w/ salary range of $85,209-$109,023 now avail at ABRA. Strong writer, savvy social media skills, creative messenger, and a stickler for big and small details wanted. Application deadline is Jan. 1, 2022. Info: http://ow.ly/702n50HhHRO
🎄 Extended hrs for Christmas starts Fri, Dec 23 runs through 4A on Mon, Dec 26. Licensees may serve alcohol until 4A, operate 24-hrs. Board Orders, Settlement Agreements apply. 🎄 Details and roster of eligible licensees at: https://abra.dc.gov/page/extended-holiday-hours
📌 Issuance report detailing alcohol license status changes/approved substantial changes for week of 12/10 now available: https://abra.dc.gov/page/weekly-issuance
📅 The ABC Board meeting schedule for 2022 is now avail. Final scheduled meeting for 2021 is 12/8. Board returns from recess on 1/8. https://abra.dc.gov/page/abc-board-annual-calendar
🥂 Extended hrs are avail for 12 holidays, inc. Juneteenth, in 2022. Registered venues can sell alcohol up to 4A, operate 24-hrs. Calendar now avail: https://abra.dc.gov/node/671792
🔥 NEW INFO SESSION: Fire Prevention and Winter Heating w/ @dcfireems 🔥 (12/6) @ 10:30A. Topics include: 🧯 Open Flame Permits 🧯 Storage of Heating Materials 🧯 Fire Inspections Register here: https://abra.dc.gov/node/1566351
🆕 DC dispensaries may now sell to patients enrolled in South Dakota's medical cannabis program—37 US states/territories now qualify for reciprocity. Full list at: https://abra.dc.gov/page/medical-cannabis-patients
🦃 ABRA’s office will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving. Turnaround Thursdays for same-day medical cannabis registrations will resume on Thurs 12/2 at 9A.