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§ 170. Administration of the Alcohol Server Certification Exam Database.

4 CA ADC § 170BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 4. Business Regulations
Division 1. Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Article 25. Responsible Beverage Service Training Program (Refs & Annos)
4 CCR § 170
§ 170. Administration of the Alcohol Server Certification Exam Database.
(a) The department shall prepare the alcohol server certification examination using the topics and information contained in California Code of Regulations Title 4 §§162-66.
(b) Alcohol servers shall register with the department's electronic certification system prior to taking the alcohol server certification exam and provide the following information to establish their alcohol-server profile:
(1) Legal name;
(2) Birthdate;
(3) Email;
(4) Zip code of current residence; and
(5) Personal identification information, which may be the last four digits or characters of any of the following: a state issued identification number, state issued driver's license number, social security number, tax identification number, or employment identification number. The alcohol server is required to notify the department of which personal identification information is used to register.
(c) When registering with the department's electronic certification system, alcohol servers shall pay a $3.00 non-refundable registration fee electronically through the department's online certificate system to reimburse the department for the upkeep, enforcement, and record keeping within the online certificate system.
(d) The department shall administer the alcohol server certification exam only to alcohol servers who have completed an approved RBS training course from an approved training provider.
(e) The alcohol server certification exam will test alcohol servers on the topics and information outlined in §§162-166.
(f) Alcohol servers must answer at least 70% of questions on the alcohol server certification exam correctly in order to be issued an alcohol server certification by their training provider.
(g) Alcohol servers will have 30 days from their completion of an RBS training course or three attempts to successfully pass the alcohol server certification exam, whichever comes first.
(h) The department shall provide results of alcohol server certification exams to the training provider who provided the associated RBS training course. If the alcohol server has a passing score, the training provider shall issue the valid alcohol server certification as specified in Business and Professions Code § 25681(d).
(i) If an alcohol server fails to successfully pass the alcohol server certification exam within the above time limits or number of attempts, they shall complete an additional approved RBS training course prior to paying an additional $3.00 non-refundable registration fee to the department for another set of attempts at the alcohol server certification exam.
(j) Alcohol servers' certification records will be kept within the department's online certification system.
(k) The department shall notify an alcohol server ninety, sixty, and thirty days prior to their certification's expiration date at the email address submitted to the department by the alcohol server.
(l) To renew an alcohol server certification, an alcohol server must complete an approved RBS training course, pass the alcohol server certification exam, and pay a $3.00 non-refundable registration fee to the department in the same manner as for initial certification.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 25681(a), 25685(a) and 25685(c), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 25680, 25681, 25682, 25683, 25684 and 25685, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 5-20-2020; operative 5-20-2020 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2020, No. 21).
This database is current through 7/24/20 Register 2020, No. 30
4 CCR § 170, 4 CA ADC § 170
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