WSR 02-08-024

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed March 26, 2002, 9:27 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Bingo licensees.

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: To ensure the president of a charitable or nonprofit operation is aware of the financial situation of their organization, this filing will clarify that the president or highest ranking officer of an organization shall sign the quarterly activity reports.

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 Rick Day, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3446; Ed Fleisher, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3449; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466.

Meeting Dates and Locations: On May 9 and 10, 2002, at the West Coast Grand Hotel at the Park, 303 West North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99202, (509) 326-8000; on June 13 and 14, 2002, at the LaConner Country Inn, Maple Hall, 108 Commercial Street, LaConner, WA 98257, (360) 466-3101; and on August 8 and 9, 2002, at the Shilo Inn, 707 Ocean Shores Boulevard N.W., Ocean Shores, WA 98569, (360) 289-4600.

March 25, 2002

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office