Gov. Inslee signs underage alcohol tasting bill

Gov. Inslee signs underage alcohol tasting bill

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Gov. Inslee signs underage alcohol tasting bill

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 6:04 AM

OLYMPIA, Wash.  -- Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a measure to allow 18-year-olds to taste -- and spit out -- alcohol in certain classroom settings.

Signed into law Tuesday, the bill allows community and technical colleges to offer alcohol to students as part of a culinary or alcohol-technology degree program.

Senate Bill 5774 passed the Senate by a vote of 42-7 in March. Earlier this month, it advanced from the House by an 89-4 vote.

The measure will take effect in July.


 

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