Interim Policies


  • BIP-02-2010 - Making changes to the sports entertainment license for seasonal amateur sports and suggesting a prorated license fee
  • BIP-09-2009 - Making changes to the WA State label approval program
  • BIP-01-2009 - Application of agency key impact evaluation tool
  • BIP-1-07 - Guidelines for determining that an area is "adequately served" under RCW 66.24.420 (5)
  • BIP-1-06 - Sports/Entertainment - Darkened house (divisional recommendation)
  • BIP-00-4 - Exceptions to license fee refund regulation


  • BIP-02-2009 - Liquor suppliers social responsibility survey pilot
  • BIP-05-2009 - Delegation of authority on filing pre-proposal statement of inquiry
  • BIP-03-2011 - Beer and wine tasting at farmer's markets
  • BIP-04-2011 - VIP Airport lounge liquor license
  • BIP-05-2011 - Spirits Sampling in State and Contract Liquor Stores
  • BIP-02-2012 - Central warehousing
  • BIP-03-2012 - Records of licensee spirits purchases 
  • BIP-05-2012 - Beer/Wine specialty shops
  • BIP-06-2012 - Reporting requirements for spirits retail licensees, spirits distributor licensees, distiller licensees, and craft distillery licensees
  • BIP-03-2010 - Craft Distilleries Contract Producing Spirits
  • BIP-04-2010 - Beer and Wine Tasting in Grocery Stores
  • BIP-01-2010 - Outside One Time Events at Private Clubs
  • BIP-10-2009 - Restrictions on Spirits/Wine and Beer/Wine Restaurant Licensees for Dinner Theater (Cinema) venues
  • BIP-March-1-2000 - Approval of Beer, Wine, and Spirits Labels
  • BIP-02-01-2001 - Advertising v. Information for the Purpose of Determining the Extension of Money's Worth
  • BIP-1-02 - Use of Licensed Sports Team Name and Trademark
  • BIP-01-05 - Advertising of Events Held at Sports/Entertainment Facilities Licensed Under RCW 66.24.570
  • BIP-08-2009 - Cigarette and Tobacco Licensing
  • BIP-07-2009 - Beer and Wine Regulation Implementation of EHB 2040
  • BIP-06-2009 - Nightclub Liquor License Implementation of SSB 5367
  • BIP-04-2009 - Delegation of Authority to Make Threshold Decisions on Liquor License Applications and Renewals
  • BIP-03-2009 - Washington Domestic Winery Returning Exported Product back to Producing Winery
  • BIP-2008-01 - Guidelines and procedure in conducting the pilot study of wine and beer tasting in grocery stores (Chapter 305, Laws of 2008)
  • BIP-01-02 - Floor Space Requirements and Activities on Premises with Retail Liquor Licensees (inactive due to rulemaking)
  • BIP-01-01 - Deferring Administrative Liquor Violation

Questions related to WSLCB Interim Policies can be directed to:

Karen McCall
Senior Policy/Legislative Analyst
3000 Pacific Ave. S.E.
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 664-1631