WSR 09-12-126

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD


[ Filed June 3, 2009, 11:06 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Delegation of authority, chapter 314-07 WAC, How to apply for a liquor license, chapter 314-09 WAC, Contested liquor license applications and renewals and chapter 314-42 WAC, Liquor control board operation will be reviewed and amended as needed to implement the delegation of authority board policy.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 66.08.030, 66.24.010.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are needed to implement current board policy on delegation of authority. Current rules on contested liquor license applications and renewals need to be reviewed for clarity and plain talk.

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

June 3, 2009

Lorraine Lee

Chairman

Washington State Code Reviser's Office