WSR 18-03-187
[Filed January 24, 2018, 10:34 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 17-24-031.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 314-11-025 What are the forms of acceptable identification?
Hearing Location(s): On March 7, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA.
Date of Intended Adoption: March 21, 2018.
Submit Written Comments to: Karen McCall, P.O. Box 43098, Olympia, WA 98504, email, fax 360-664-9689, by March 7, 2018.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Karen McCall, phone 360-664-1631, fax 360-664-9689, email, by March 7, 2018.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The rule for acceptable forms of identification need[s] to be revised to add NEXAS [NEXUS] cards and passport cards.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The NEXAS [NEXUS] card and passport cards are used as forms of identification by many consumers. All of the required information for acceptable forms of identification is present on these two forms of identification.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 66.08.030.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state liquor and cannabis board, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Karen McCall, Rules Coordinator, 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, 360-664-1631; Implementation: Becky Smith, Licensing Director, 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, 360-664-1615; and Enforcement: Justin Nordhorn, Enforcement Chief, 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, 360-664-1726.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. There are no costs or reporting requirements to licensees.
The proposed rule does not impose more-than-minor costs on businesses. Following is a summary of the agency's analysis showing how costs were calculated. There are no costs or reporting requirements to licensees.
January 24, 2018
Jane Rushford
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 12-17-006, filed 8/1/12, effective 9/1/12)
WAC 314-11-025 What are the forms of acceptable identification?
(1) Following are the forms of identification that are acceptable to verify a person's age for the purpose of selling, serving, or allowing a person to possess or consume alcohol:
(a) Driver's license, instruction permit, or identification card of any state, or province of Canada, from a U.S. territory or the District of Columbia, or "identicard" issued by the Washington state department of licensing per RCW 46.20.117;
(b) United States armed forces identification card issued to active duty, reserve, and retired personnel and the personnel's dependents, which may include an embedded, digital signature in lieu of a visible signature;
(c) Passport, passport card, NEXAS card;
(d) Merchant Marine identification card issued by the United States Coast Guard; and
(e) Enrollment card issued by the governing authority of a federally recognized Indian tribe located in Washington, if the enrollment card incorporates security features comparable to those implemented by the department of licensing for Washington driver's licenses.
(2) If the identification document has an expiration date, a person may not use the document after the expiration date to verify his or her age.
Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.