PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed July 15, 1998, 11:37 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: House banked card room pilot study.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule change will limit the number of house banked card rooms a substantial interest holder can operate during the test period.
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; Sherri Winslow, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; or Susan Arland, Public Information Officer, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 374.
Meetings at the Inn at Gig Harbor, 3211 56th N.W., Gig Harbor, WA 98335, (253) 851-6665, on August 13 and 14; and at the DoubleTree Inn, 1507 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 248-7850, on September 10 and 11; and at the Silverdale on the Bay Hotel, 3037 Bucklin Hill Road, Silverdale, WA 98310, (360) 698-1000, on October 8 and 9.
July 15, 1998
Public Information Officer