WSR 09-10-094

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD


[ Filed May 6, 2009, 11:06 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Penalty guidelines, WAC 314-29-015, 314-29-020, 314-29-025, 314-29-030, and 314-29-035.

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: The proposed rules will create consistency in standard penalties as applied to licensees for all public safety violations. They will add proposed penalty guidelines for commonly violated rules that are not currently covered in the guidelines of chapter 314-29 WAC. It will further clarify the progression of penalties for repeat violations of a like nature.

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

May 6, 2009

Lorraine Lee

Chairman

Washington State Code Reviser's Office