WAC 314-17-100

What are the penalties when a provider or a trainer violates a liquor law or regulation?

The board may suspend or revoke a provider or trainer certification if a provider or a trainer violates any of the provisions of RCW 66.20.300 through 66.20.350 or of chapter 314-17 WAC or if the board determines that immediate suspension or revocation is in the public interest. The board may also penalize a provider or trainer as follows:
(1) First violation
(a) A provider or a trainer will receive a notice of intended suspension or revocation of the board's certification or authorization.
(b) A provider or a trainer will correct any violation as soon as possible, but no later than thirty calendar days following receipt of a notice of intended suspension or revocation.
(c) If a violation or problem is rectified, no further action will be taken.
(2) First violation unresolved or second violation occurs within a three-year period
(a) The board will suspend a provider's or a trainer's certification for up to six months.
(b) A monetary penalty of up to five hundred dollars may be imposed in lieu of suspension.
(c) Prior to lifting a suspension or accepting a monetary penalty, a provider or a trainer must correct the problem(s) that caused a proposed suspension.
(3) Successive violations within a three-year period
The board may cancel or suspend the approval, certification or both, of a provider or a trainer for up to five years.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030 and 66.20.330. WSR 10-12-124, § 314-17-100, filed 6/2/10, effective 7/3/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030, 66.20.300, 66.20.310, 66.20.320, 66.20.330, 66.20.340, 66.20.350. WSR 01-03-085, § 314-17-100, filed 1/17/01, effective 2/17/01.]