PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 314-24-220 Licensing and operation of bonded wine warehouses. New sections may be developed to allow wineries to conduct additional activities at retail locations other than the winery premises.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 66.08.030 and sections 4 and 5, chapter 41, Laws of 2008.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Implementation of portions of SSB 6770 passed in 2008 may require changes in current rule or adoption of new rules to clarify and provide further guidance to licensees who want to participate in the new activities.
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 Pamela Madson, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504-3080, (360) 664-1648, fax (360) 704-4921, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 9, 2008