Date of Adoption: July 11, 2001.
Purpose: To make a technical change to WAC 314-42-010, which outlines the duties and responsibilities of the agency's administrative director. This change will allow the administrative director to further delegate the appointing authority given under subsection (3)(a) of this rule, which was the intention of the original rule language.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 314-42-010.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: 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).
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 01-11-059 on May 11, 2001.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making:
Pilot Rule Making:
or Other Alternative Rule Making:
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
July 13, 2001
(2) The administrative director will be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the board, and will perform his/her duties under the general control, management, and supervision of the board.
(3) The following duties are delegated by the board to the administrative director:
Employ, terminate, and discipline)) Appointing
authority as defined by WAC 356-05-040, WAC 356-30-007, and WAC 356-34-011 for all liquor control board employees, with the
exception of the director and staff of the policy, legislative,
and media relations division as described in subsection (4)(g)
and staff that report directly to the board members;
(b) Authorize expenditures of funds from the board approved internal budget;
(c) Purchase, lease, contract, or otherwise acquire any goods, services, and products within the board approved internal budget;
(d) Approve liquor purchase orders authorized by the board (this authority may be further delegated);
(e) Approve uncontested licenses and permits (this authority may be further delegated);
(f) Assign duties, coordinate agency operations, and establish performance standards and timelines;
(g) Approve disbursements of excess funds from the liquor revolving fund; and
(h) Perform other duties of a routine administrative nature identified by the board.
(4) The following duties will not be delegated and will remain functions of the board:
(a) Final approval of agency-wide and division budgets as prepared by the administrative director;
(b) Revocation or suspension of a license or permit;
(c) Appeals of price posting actions;
(d) Appeals of administrative actions taken against liquor and tobacco licensees;
(e) Approval of product listings and delistings for state liquor stores and agencies;
(f) Approval of contested liquor license and permit applications; and
(g) Direct oversight of the policy, legislative, and media relations division and staff that report directly to the board members, including:
(i) Rule making actions,
(ii) Approval of agency-request legislative proposals, and
(iii) The employment, termination, and discipline of the director and staff of the policy, legislative, and media relations division and staff that report directly to the board members.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030, 66.08.070(1), 66.08.130, 66.08.140, 66.08.170, 66.20.010, 66.24.010(2). 00-06-016, 314-42-010, filed 2/22/00, effective 3/24/00.]