RCW 66.08.026

Appropriation and payment of administrative expenses from liquor revolving fund"Administrative expenses" defined.

Administrative expenses of the board must be appropriated and paid from the liquor revolving fund. These administrative expenses include, but not be [are not] limited to: The salaries and expenses of the board and its employees, legal services, pilot projects, annual or other audits, and other general costs of conducting the business of the board. The administrative expenses do not include those amounts distributed pursuant to RCW 66.08.180, 66.08.190, 66.08.200, or 66.08.210. Agency commissions for contract liquor stores must 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.
[ 2012 c 2 § 203 (Initiative Measure No. 1183, approved November 8, 2011); 2008 c 67 § 1; 2005 c 151 § 2; 2004 c 63 § 1; 2001 c 313 § 1; 1998 c 265 § 2; 1997 c 148 § 1; 1996 c 291 § 3; 1983 c 160 § 2; 1963 c 239 § 1; 1961 ex.s. c 6 § 4. Formerly RCW 43.66.161.]

NOTES:

*Reviser's note: The "state liquor control board" was renamed the "state liquor and cannabis board" by 2015 c 70 § 3.
FindingApplicationRulesEffective dateContingent effective date2012 c 2 (Initiative Measure No. 1183): See notes following RCW 66.24.620.
Effective date2008 c 67: "This act takes effect July 1, 2009." [ 2008 c 67 § 2.]
Intent1998 c 265: "It is the intent of the legislature that expenditures associated with the implementation of using credit and debit cards in state liquor stores and agency liquor vendor stores not have a negative impact to the liquor revolving fund balance and that transfers to the state general fund, the cities, and the counties not be reduced because of these costs." [ 1998 c 265 § 1.]
Severability1963 c 239: "If any provision of this act, or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act, or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected." [ 1963 c 239 § 2.]
Effective dateTransfer of liquor revolving fund to state treasurerOutstanding obligations1961 ex.s. c 6: See notes following RCW 66.08.170.