WSR 98-03-048

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION

[Filed January 15, 1998, 2:00 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Qualifications required of license applicant's spouse.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070 (1), (2), (3).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule will allow exemption for good cause from the general requirement that the spouse of applicant meet the same licensing qualifications as the applicant.

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; 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. Meeting at the Ramada Governor House, on February 12, 1998, 621 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA 98501, (360) 352-7700; at the Holiday Inn Sea-Tac, on March 12 and 13, 17338 International Boulevard, SeaTac, WA 98188, (206) 248-1000; or at The Inn at Semi-ah-moo, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, WA 98230-9326, (360) 371-2000.

Soojin Kim

Rules and Policy Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office