WSR 23-11-155
[Filed May 24, 2023, 10:08 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Title 314 WAC; the Washington state liquor and cannabis board (WSLCB) is considering repealing, amending, and creating rule sections as necessary to implement alcohol- and cannabis-related legislation enacted during the 2023 legislative session, including HB 1730 (chapter 158, Laws of 2023), ESHB 1731 (chapter 257, Laws of 2023), and HB 1772 (chapter 217, Laws of 2023).
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 66.08.030 (liquor), 66.20.330 (alcohol servers), and 69.50.342 (cannabis).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules may be needed to implement the provisions of the following alcohol- and cannabis-related legislation as follows:
HB 1730, which allows youth ages 18 and older to work in establishments traditionally classified as off-limits to persons under the age of 21 under certain specific and limited circumstances;
ESHB 1731, which concerns the provision of complimentary liquor to short term rental operators; and
HB 1772, which prohibits the manufacture, importation, and sale of products that combine alcohol and tetrahydrocannabinol.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Daniel Jacobs, Policy and Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-480-1238, fax 360-704-5027, email, website
Additional comments: Interested persons can participate in the rule process through open public meetings and by submitting written comments, and are encouraged to sign up for the interested parties list (GovDelivery) at Rule-making notices and stakeholder engagement opportunities will be emailed via GovDelivery and posted to the WSLCB website at
May 24, 2023
David Postman