WSR 98-14-003

PERMANENT RULES

LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD

[Filed June 18, 1998, 12:48 p.m.]



Date of Adoption: June 18, 1998.

Purpose: The board currently meets with staff Tuesdays and Thursdays and conducts formal board meetings on Wednesdays. In order to better meet the needs of the citizens and more quickly respond to their concerns, the board would like to add Mondays and Friday as days for additional staff work session.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 66.08.030.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-09-061 on April 17, 1998.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

June 18, 1998

Nathan S. Ford, Jr.

Chairman



AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 22 [WSR 92-14-027], filed 4/17/73 [6/22/92])



WAC 314-60-040  Operations and procedure. The general course and method by which the operations of the board are channeled and determined are illustrated by the following:

(1) An organizational chart is available from the board's public records office which illustrates the general structure and composition of the board's operations.

(2) Board procedures relating to hearings involving alleged violations of the liquor act and/or revised rules and regulations of the board are covered in chapter 314-04 WAC and in chapter 314-08 WAC Practice and procedure.

(a) General information pertaining to formal hearings is available from the board's public records office.

(b) Forms of notice of board action proposing to suspend a liquor license are available from the board's public records office.

(3) Pursuant to the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act (chapter 42.30 RCW) all determinations and business of the board, except matters which are exempt from the act under RCW 42.30.140, or properly conducted in executive session, pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, will be made and conducted in meetings open to the public. Regular meetings of the board will be on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. M((m))eetings of the board ((are)) may be held on Monday, Tuesday, ((Wednesday, and)) Thursday, and Friday of each week, except on holidays, beginning at 8:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as a quorum is assembled. Unless notice is otherwise given, meetings of the board will be held at its offices on the Fifth Floor, Capital Plaza Building, 1025 East Union Avenue, Olympia, Washington. For scheduling purposes, it is the board's intent to conduct staff meetings and work sessions at its Tuesday and Thursday meetings, and to schedule petitions, public testimony, and adoption of resolutions at its regular Wednesday meetings, however, so long as proper legal notice is given, the board may accept petitions, take public testimony and adopt resolutions on any day when a regular meeting may be scheduled under this rule. In addition to legal notice published pursuant to RCW 42.30, meeting notices will be published on the Internet at www.wa.gov./liq and information about meeting times and agendas will be available in the board office during regular office hours.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030, 66.08.050 and 42.30.070. 92-14-027, 314-60-040, filed 6/22/92, effective 7/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030(1). 90-02-109, 314-60-040, filed 1/3/90, effective 2/3/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030 and 42.30.070. 82-10-021 (Order 104, Resolution No. 113), 314-60-040, filed 4/28/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030. 82-04-030 (Order 97, Resolution No. 106), 314-60-040, filed 1/27/82; Order 56, 314-60-040, filed 5/31/77, effective 7/1/77; Order 22, 314-60-040, filed 4/17/73, effective 5/18/73.]



Reviser's note: The bracketed material preceding the section above was supplied by the code reviser's office.



Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

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