SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1781





                        57th Legislature

                2001 Regular Legislative Session


Passed by the House March 14, 2001

  Yeas 98   Nays 0




Speaker of the House of Representatives




Speaker of the House of Representatives





Passed by the Senate April 10, 2001

  Yeas 48   Nays 0



We, Timothy A. Martin and Cynthia Zehnder, Co-Chief Clerks of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1781  as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.




                          Chief Clerk




                          Chief Clerk

President of the Senate




Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.              




Governor of the State of Washington

                   Secretary of State

                  State of Washington



                    SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1781



             Passed Legislature - 2001 Regular Session


State of Washington      57th Legislature     2001 Regular Session


By House Committee on Appropriations (originally sponsored by Representatives H. Sommers, Sehlin, Clements, Conway and Kenney; by request of Liquor Control Board)


Read first time .  Referred to Committee on .

Making payment of agency commissions for agency liquor vendor stores.

    AN ACT Relating to payment of agency commissions for agency liquor vendor stores; and amending RCW 66.08.026.




    Sec. 1.  RCW 66.08.026 and 1998 c 265 s 2 are each amended to read as follows:

    All administrative expenses of the board incurred on and after April 1, 1963 shall be appropriated and paid from the liquor revolving fund.  These administrative expenses shall include, but not be limited to:  The salaries and expenses of the board and its employees, the cost of establishing, leasing, maintaining, and operating state liquor stores and warehouses, legal services, pilot projects, annual or other audits, and other general costs of conducting the business of the board, and the costs of supplying, installing, and maintaining equipment used in state liquor stores and agency liquor vendor stores for the purchase of liquor by nonlicensees using debit or credit cards.  The administrative expenses shall not, however, be deemed to include costs of liquor and lottery tickets purchased, the cost of transportation and delivery to the point of distribution, other costs pertaining to the acquisition and receipt of liquor and lottery tickets, packaging and repackaging of liquor, agency commissions for agency liquor vendor stores, transaction fees associated with credit or debit card purchases for liquor in state liquor stores and in the stores of agency liquor vendors pursuant to RCW 66.16.040 and 66.16.041, sales tax, and those amounts distributed pursuant to RCW 66.08.180, 66.08.190, 66.08.200, 66.08.210 and 66.08.220.  Agency commissions for agency liquor vendor stores shall be established by the liquor control board after consultation with and approval by the director of the office of financial management.  All expenditures and payment of obligations authorized by this section are subject to the allotment requirements of chapter 43.88 RCW.


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