WSR 10-10-127

PERMANENT RULES

LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD


[ Filed May 5, 2010, 10:55 a.m. , effective June 5, 2010 ]


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

Purpose: The rules implement Liquor Control Board Interim Policy #10-2009.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 66.08.030.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-07-078 on March 17, 2010.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 5, 2010.

Sharon Foster

Chairman

OTS-3083.3


NEW SECTION
WAC 314-02-027   What are the requirements/restrictions for a spirits, beer, and wine restaurant license at a cinema with a dinner theater venue?   (1) A spirits, beer, and wine restaurant licensee at a cinema with a dinner theater venue must meet the following requirements:

(a) Food service requirements under WAC 314-02-035; and

(b) Lighting requirements under WAC 314-11-055.

(2) Alcohol sales and service may not be provided from the concession area in the cinema lobby.

(3) Alcohol may be consumed only in the theater rooms approved by the board.

(4) Minor patrons and employees are prohibited in the individual theater rooms that allow alcohol service and consumption.

(5) A spirits, beer, and wine restaurant licensee at a cinema with a dinner theater venue must provide a floor plan of the cinema and indicate which theater rooms within the cinema will be operated as dinner theaters. Those theater rooms not operated as dinner theaters with alcohol sales and service may be open to minors and minor employees.

Example: A cinema has eight theater rooms. The licensee wants to operate theater rooms five and six as dinner theaters with meals and alcohol sales and service. Minor patrons and employees are prohibited in theater rooms five and six, but would be allowed in the lobby area and in theater rooms one, two, three, four, seven, and eight.

Example: A cinema has eight theater rooms. The licensee wants to operate all eight theater rooms as dinner theaters with meals and alcohol sales and service. Minor patrons and employees are prohibited in the lobby area and all eight theater rooms in the cinema. No minors would be allowed on the entire premises at all times.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 314-02-051   What are the requirements/restrictions for a beer and wine restaurant license at a cinema with a dinner theater venue?   (1) A beer and wine restaurant licensee at a cinema with a dinner theater venue must meet the following requirements:

(a) Food service requirements under WAC 314-02-045; and

(b) Lighting requirements under WAC 314-11-055;

(2) Alcohol sales and service may not be provided from the concession area in the cinema lobby.

(3) Alcohol may be consumed only in the theater rooms approved by the board.

(4) Minor patrons and employees are prohibited in the individual theater rooms that allow alcohol service and consumption.

(5) A beer and wine restaurant licensee at a cinema with a dinner theater venue must provide a floor plan of the cinema and indicate which theater rooms within the cinema will be operated as dinner theaters. Those theater rooms not operated as dinner theaters with alcohol sales and service may be open to minors and minor employees.

Example: A cinema has eight theater rooms. The licensee wants to operate theater rooms five and six as dinner theaters with meals and alcohol sales and service. Minor patrons and employees are prohibited in theater rooms five and six, but would be allowed in the lobby area and in theater rooms one, two, three, four, seven, and eight.

Example: A cinema has eight theater rooms. The licensee wants to operate all eight theater rooms as dinner theaters with meals and alcohol sales and service. Minor patrons and employees are prohibited in the lobby area and all eight theater rooms in the cinema. No minors would be allowed on the entire premises at all times.

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