WSR 14-16-116
[Filed August 6, 2014, 10:49 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-13-046.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 314-02-114 What is a senior center license?
Hearing Location(s): Washington State Liquor Control Board, Board Room, 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, on September 10, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: September 17, 2014.
Submit Written Comments to: Karen McCall, P.O. Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 664-9689, by September 10, 2014.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen McCall by September 10, 2014, (360) 664-1631.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: New rules are needed to clarify new legislation that passed in the 2014 legislative session.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Applicants applying for the senior center license need to know the requirements for the license and what activities are allowed under the license.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 66.24.680.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 66.24.680.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state liquor control board, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Karen McCall, Rules Coordinator, 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-1631; Implementation: Alan Rathbun, Licensing Director, 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-1615; and Enforcement: Justin Nordhorn, Enforcement Chief, 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-1726.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. A small business economic impact statement was not required.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.
August 6, 2014
Sharon Foster
WAC 314-02-114 What is a senior center license?
(1) A senior center license can only be issued to a nonprofit organization whose primary service is providing recreational and social activities for seniors on the licensed premises.
(2) The senior center license permits the sale of spirits by the individual glass, including mixed drinks and cocktails mixed on the premises only, beer and wine, at retail for consumption on the licensed premises. 
(3) To qualify for the senior center license, the applicant must:
(a) Be a nonprofit organization under RCW 24.03.005;
(i) "Corporation" or "domestic corporation" means a corporation not for profit subject to the provisions of this chapter, except a foreign corporation.
(ii) "Foreign corporation" means a corporation not for profit organized under laws other than the laws of this state.
(iii) "Not for profit corporation" or "nonprofit corporation" means a corporation no part of the income of which is distributable to its members, directors or officers.
(b) Only serve alcohol between the hours of 6 a.m. and 2 a.m.; and
(c) Provide limited food service anytime alcohol is sold. Limited food service means foods such as:
(i) Appetizers;
(ii) Sandwiches;
(iii) Salads and soups;
(iv) Pizza;
(v) Hamburgers; and
(vi) Fry orders.
(4) Alcohol may be sold and served at the following types of events:
(a) Events hosted by the senior center; and
(b) Private events where the facility is rented by a private party for an event such as a wedding reception, family reunion, etc.
(5) If minors are allowed on the premises, floor plans must meet the requirements in WAC 314-02-025.
(6) All alcohol servers must have a valid mandatory alcohol server training permit.
(7) The annual fee for this license is seven hundred twenty dollars.