314-02-042 - Spirits, beer and wine restaurant restricted - Qualifications
314-02-042. Spirits, beer and wine restaurant restricted - Qualifications
(1) Spirits, beer and wine restaurant restricted licensees shall govern their operations in selling liquor in accordance with the regulations set forth in Title 66 RCW. Such licensees may sell liquor in accordance with these regulations, only to members, invited guests, and holders of cards as authorized by chapter 314-40 WAC.
(a) Applications for new spirits, beer and wine restaurant restricted licenses shall be accompanied by proof that:
(i) The business has been in operation for at least one year immediately prior to the date of its application. Such proof should include records of membership as well as an indication as to numbers and types of membership.
(ii) Membership or admission will not be denied to any person because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical handicap.
(b) Spirits, beer and wine restaurant restricted applicants and licensees must meet the provisions of WAC 314-02-035.
(3) Under RCW 66.24.450, the board may issue an endorsement allowing the club to hold nonclub, member-sponsored events using club liquor.
(a) Each event must have a sponsoring member from the club.
(b) Each visitor and/or guest may only attend the event by invitation of the sponsoring member(s).
(c) Event may not be open to the general public.
(d) At least seventy-two hours prior to any nonclub event, the sponsoring member, or any club officer, must provide to the board: The date, time, and location of the event, the name of the sponsor of the event, and a brief description of the purpose of the event.
(e) A list of all invited guests and visitors must be available for inspection during the nonclub event.
(4) Under RCW 66.24.450, the board may issue an endorsement allowing the holder of a spirits, beer, and wine private club license to sell bottled wine for off-premises consumption.
(a) Spirits and beer may not be sold for off-premises consumption.
(b) Bottled wine may only be sold to members, visitors, and guests defined under WAC 314-40-005. Bottled wine may not be sold to the general public.
(5) See chapter 314-40 WAC for additional rules on clubs.
Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030 and chapter 66.24 RCW. 11-23-045, § 314-02-042, filed 11/9/11, effective 12/10/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030 and 66.24.363. 11-01-133, § 314-02-042, filed 12/21/10, effective 1/21/11.
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