Purpose: Make following changes to rules regarding mandatory alcohol server training: Require standardized exam. Allow the Liquor Control Board (LCB) to consider if a trainer or provider has been suspended in Washington or another state in the last five years. Prohibit stand-alone videotape training for the class 12 permit. Require prospective trainers to either attend their provider's approved train-the-trainer program or attend a LCB briefing on liquor laws and rules. Technical changes for clarification and to correct references to other WACs.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 314-17-020, 314-17-030, 314-17-050, 314-17-055, 314-17-060, 314-17-065, 314-17-070, 314-17-080, 314-17-085, 314-17-095, and 314-17-105.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 66.08.030, 66.12.160, 66.44.010, 66.44.200, 66.44.240, 66.44.270, 66.24.291 [66.44.290], 66.44.310.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-08-111 on April 6, 2004.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: WAC 314-17-055 Added language that MAST providers and trainers will be given until January 1, 2005, to deplete their existing stock of exams.
WAC 314-17-050 and 314-17-065, stated that providers must either: (1) Have an approved train-the-trainer program; or (2) have any new trainers attend an LCB licensee briefing (option #2 is new from original filing).
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 11, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 11, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 11, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 11, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: July 21, 2004.
Merritt D. Long
Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 04-19 issue of the Register.