WSR 98-19-082

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION

[Filed September 22, 1998, 9:27 a.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: Closing the card room enhancement test program.

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: This change would close the card room enhancement test program. This will allow staff time to develop rules, for the regulation of the activities offered in the test program, for submission to the commission in 1999.

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) 438-7654 ext. 301; or Susan Arland, Public Information Officer, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 374.

Meetings on October 8-9, 1998, at the Silverdale on the Bay Hotel, 3037 Bucklin Hill Road, Silverdale, WA 98310, (360) 698-1000; on November 12-13, 1998, at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662, (360) 254-3100; and on January 1-15, 1999, at the LaConner Country Inn, 107 South Second, LaConner, WA 98257, (360) 466-3101.

September 22, 1998

Susan Arland

Public Information Officer

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office