WSR 01-06-061

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD


[ Filed March 7, 2001, 10:59 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Liquor Control Board intends to review WAC 314-42-010 regarding the duties and responsibilities of the agency's administrative director.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 66.08.030. The following statutes indicate areas where the board can delegate certain duties and activities: RCW 66.08.070(1), 66.08.130, 66.08.140, 66.08.170, 66.20.010, 66.24.010(2).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Liquor Control Board would like to make a technical change to this rule in order to allow the administrative director to further delegate the authority given to her under WAC 314-42-010 (3)(a) to employ, terminate, and discipline agency employees, with the exception of the employees of the policy, legislative, and media relations division.

Process for Developing New Rule: The agency will work with stakeholders during one or more public hearing(s).

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Teresa Berntsen, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504-3080, phone (360) 664-1648, fax (360) 704-4920, e-mail rules@liq.wa.gov.

March 7, 2001

Eugene Prince

Chair

Washington State Code Reviser's Office