California Business and Professions Code
There is in the state government an Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board the members of which shall be appointed and shall serve as provided in Section 22 of Article XX of the Constitution, and shall receive an annual salary as provided for by Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 11550) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
All personnel of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board shall be appointed, directed and controlled by the board. The director shall furnish the equipment, supplies, and housing necessary to the operation of the board and shall perform such other mechanics of administration as the board and the director may agree upon.
The Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board shall exercise such powers as are vested in it by Section 22 of Article XX of the Constitution and may adopt such rules pertaining to appeals and other matters within its jurisdiction as may be required. The board and its duly authorized representatives in the performance of its duties under this chapter shall have the powers of a head of a department as set forth in Sections 11180 to 11191, inclusive, of the Government Code.