7 December 2016

ALERT A

NOTICE OF RULE MAKING – Emergency Rules – #16-42

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board filed Emergency Rules with the Code Reviser’s Office for Chapter 314-55 WAC.

The board approved refiling emergency rules for WAC 314-55-1025, Proficiency testing, and 314-55-1035, Laboratory certification – Suspension and revocation. The rules become effective today, December 7, 2016, and expire on April 6, 2017. Rulemaking to establish permanent rules on these subjects is currently underway. These emergency rules are to maintain requirements until permanent rules take effect.

This notice can be found at lcb.wa.gov/laws/laws-and-rules under Recently Adopted Rules.

ALERT B

NOTICE OF RULE MAKING – Pre-proposal – #16-43

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board would like your input on the attached proposed rule changes to create and amend rules related to lab testing, quality assurance, pesticide action levels, and related topics in chapter 314-55 WAC.

This notice and the proposed rule changes can be found at lcb.wa.gov/laws/laws-and-rules under Proposed Rules.

 The Liquor and Cannabis Board encourages you to give input on the proposed rule changes.  Following the comment period the board will hold a public hearing before the rule is adopted.

Public Comment

Please forward your comments to the Liquor and Cannabis Board by mail, e-mail, or fax by January 11, 2016.

By mail:      Rules Coordinator                By e-mail:             By fax:

                    Liquor and Cannabis Board   [email protected]   360-664-9689

                    P.O. Box 43080

                    Olympia, WA  98504-3080

Public          January 11, 2016

Hearing:       10:00 a.m.

                    Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board – Board Room

                    3000 Pacific Ave. S.E, Olympia, WA