WSR 12-15-086

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD


[ Filed July 18, 2012, 11:06 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 314-19 WAC, Beer and wine tax reporting and payment requirements.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 66.08.030.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SB 5259 was passed in the 2012 legislative session. The bill allows small wineries to report annually instead of monthly. Current rules need to be revised and/or new rules drafted for this allowance.

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, Agency Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504-3080, (360) 664-1631, fax (360) 664-9689, e-mail rules@liq.wa.gov.

July 18, 2012

Sharon Foster

Chairman

Washington State Code Reviser's Office