2014 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555)|
|Chief Sponsors:||Senator Shields|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Beyer , Senator Boquist , Senator Dembrow , Senator Devlin , Senator Johnson , Senator Monnes Anderson , Senator Rosenbaum , Senator Steiner Hayward , Representative Barker , Representative Buckley , Representative Gorsek , Representative Kennemer , Representative Parrish , Representative Reardon , Representative Witt (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to allowing underage persons access to prohibited items; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Resolves terminology conflict to reflect that offense of endangering welfare of minor through distributing, selling or causing sale of tobacco to minor is Class A violation.
Reduces penalty for first and second offenses of making alcoholic liquor available to minor when offender is employee of off-premises sales licensee and monitors self-checkout device at which minor purchases alcohol. Makes first offense violation subject to maximum fine of $2,000. Makes second offense violation subject to maximum fine of $2,000 with presumptive fine of $860. Reduces mandatory fine for third or subsequent offense to $1,000. Eliminates minimum term of imprisonment for third conviction. Reduces penalty for first offense of making alcoholic liquor available to minor when offender is employee of off-premises sales licensee and operates checkout device. Makes first offense violation subject to maximum fine of $2,000. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|