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2017 House Bill 1038: Increasing the number of tasting rooms allowed under a domestic winery license
Introduced by Rep. Cary Condotta (East Wenatchee) (R) on January 9, 2017
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Referred to the House Commerce & Gaming Committee on January 9, 2017
Substitute offered in the House on January 19, 2017
Increases, from two to four, the number of separate locations from which a domestic winery may serve samples of its own products, sell its own wine at retail, and sell its own wine in kegs or sanitary containers. ? Requires a report each biennium on the number of new domestic wineries, which sunsets in 2023. The substitute bill provides that the Liquor and CAnnabis Board (LCB) must submit the required reports on the number of new domestic wineries each biennium, rather than an undefined department. The reports must be submitted to the House Committee on Commerce and Gaming rather than the House Committee on Technology and Economic Development.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 24, 2017
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 13, 2017
Received in the Senate on March 2, 2017
Referred to the Senate Commerce,Labor & Sports Committee on March 2, 2017
Amendment offered in the Senate on March 9, 2017
Removes the legislative statement of intent to create 200 new wineries. Removes the LCB reporting requirement.
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 13, 2017
Received in the House on April 17, 2017
Passed 93 to 2 in the House on April 17, 2017.
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House concurred in Senate amendments.
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on May 8, 2017