Keg registration — Identification of containers — Rules — Fees — Sale in violation of rules unlawful.
(1) The board shall adopt rules requiring retail licensees to affix appropriate identification on all containers of four gallons or more of malt liquor for the purpose of tracing the purchasers of such containers. The rules may provide for identification to be done on a statewide basis or on the basis of smaller geographical areas.
(2) The board shall develop and make available forms for the declaration and receipt required by RCW 66.28.200. The board may charge spirits, beer, and wine restaurant licensees with an endorsement issued under RCW 66.24.400(4) and grocery store licensees for the costs of providing the forms and that money collected for the forms shall be deposited into the liquor revolving fund for use by the board, without further appropriation, to continue to administer the cost of the keg registration program.
(3) It is unlawful for any person to sell or offer for sale kegs or other containers containing four gallons or more of malt liquor to consumers who are not licensed under chapter 66.24 RCW if the kegs or containers are not identified in compliance with rules adopted by the board.
(4) A violation of this section is a gross misdemeanor.
[2007 c 53 § 3; 2003 c 53 § 298; 1999 c 281 § 7; 1993 c 21 § 3; 1989 c 271 § 231.]
| Intent -- Effective date -- 2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.|
Effective dates -- 1989 c 271: See note following RCW 66.28.200.
Severability -- 1989 c 271: See note following RCW 9.94A.510.