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"Retailer," "spirits distributor," and "spirits importer."

In this title, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) "Retailer" except as expressly defined by RCW 66.28.285(5) with respect to its use in RCW 6.28.280 [ 66.28.280] through 66.28.315, means the holder of a license or permit issued by the board authorizing sale of liquor to consumers for consumption on and/or off the premises. With respect to retailer licenses, "on-sale" refers to the license privilege of selling for consumption upon the licensed premises.
(2) "Spirits distributor" means a person, other than a person who holds only a retail license, who buys spirits from a domestic distiller, manufacturer, supplier, spirits distributor, or spirits importer, or who acquires foreign-produced spirits from a source outside of the United States, for the purpose of reselling the same not in violation of this title, or who represents such distiller as agent.
(3) "Spirits importer" means a person who buys distilled spirits from a distiller outside the state of Washington and imports such spirits into the state for sale or export.
[ 2012 c 2 § 125 (Initiative Measure No. 1183, approved November 8, 2011).]


FindingApplicationRulesEffective dateContingent effective date2012 c 2 (Initiative Measure No. 1183): See notes following RCW 66.24.620.
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