Washington Revise State Liquor Laws, Initiative 1105 (2010)
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|Not on ballot|
Text of measure
The ballot title reads:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1105 concerns liquor (beer, wine and spirits).
- Concise Description:This measure would close all state liquor stores and license private parties to sell or distribute spirits. It would revise laws concerning regulation, taxation and government revenues from distribution and sale of spirits.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure would direct the liquor control board to close all state liquor stores and to license qualified private parties as spirits retailers or distributors. It would require licensees to pay the state a percentage of their first five years of gross spirits sales; repeal certain taxes on retail spirits sales; and direct the board to recommend to the legislature a tax to be paid by spirits distributors. It would revise other laws concerning spirits.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
In order to qualify for the November ballot, supporters are required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures by July 2, 2010.
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