(a) For a premises that is not open to the public, the licensee shall establish and implement an identification and sign-in/sign-out procedure for all persons accessing the premises, including authorized individuals, suppliers, and visitors.
(b) Licensees shall ensure that only employees of the licensee and other authorized
individuals access the limited-access areas of the licensed premises.
(c) For the purpose of this section, authorized individuals include outside vendors, contractors, or other individuals conducting business that requires access to the limited-access areas.
(d) An individual who enters the limited-access area and is not employed by the licensee shall be escorted by an employee of the licensee at all times while within the limited-access area.
(e) A licensee shall maintain a record of all authorized individuals who are not employees of the licensee who enter the limited-access areas. The record shall include the name of the individual, the company the individual works for, the reason the individual entered the limited-access area, the date, and the times the individual entered and exited the limited-access area. These records shall be made available to the Department immediately upon request.
(f) A licensee shall not receive consideration or compensation for permitting an individual to enter the limited-access areas.
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.