WSR 98-01-091

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION

[Filed December 15, 1997, 2:45 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Change in pricing restrictions on sale of gambling equipment.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070 (4), (20).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Change to delete a proviso regarding pull tab dispensing devices to make consistent with general policy against contingent sales.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ben Bishop, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; or Carrie Tellefson, Director of Policy, Support and Enforcement, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; or Soojin Kim, Rules and Policy Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 #310.

Meetings: Skamania Lodge, January 9, 1998, Exit 44, Interstate 84, Stevenson, Washington 98648, (509) 427-7700; at the Ramada Governor House, February 12, 1998, 621 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA 98501, (360) 352-7700; and at the Holiday Inn Sea-Tac, March 12 and 13, 17338 International Boulevard, SeaTac, WA 98188, (206) 248-1000.

Soojin Kim

Rules and Policy Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office