PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Washington wine commission is considering rules to implement the provisions of RCW 15.04.200 governing promotional hosting expenditures by agricultural commodity commission employees and board members.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 15.04.200.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed rules will identify those authorized to make expenditures for the Washington wine commission on promotional hosting and the objective for those expenditures.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Members of the Washington wine commission will develop the rule proposal and will communicate with stakeholders regarding the proposal. Interested parties can participate in the public hearing/public comment process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Robin Pollard, Executive Director, Washington Wine Commission, 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 1700, Seattle, WA 98104-3621, phone (206) 667-9463, fax (206) 583-0573.
August 5, 2010