WSR 09-04-039

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD


[ Filed January 30, 2009, 8:30 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The liquor control board has adopted rules regarding advertising. As part of the liquor control board's on-going rules review process, chapter 314-52 WAC is under review for clarity and conformity with current state law.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 66.08.030, 66.08.060, 66.28.010, 66.28.042, 66.28.043, 66.28.045.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As part of the liquor control board's on-going rules review process, chapter 314-52 WAC is under review for clarity and conformity with current state law. Legislative changes in the 2006 and 2007 legislative sessions require that rules in this area be updated.

Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the discussions formulating this rule change by contacting or sending written comments to the agency staff listed below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Karen McCall, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504-3080, (360) 664-1631, fax (360) 664-9689, e-mail rules@liq.wa.gov.

January 28, 2009

Lorraine Lee

Chairman

Washington State Code Reviser's Office