PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Conducting background checks on landlords of gambling licenses.
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: Staff is looking into creating a new rule to require that landlords of house-banked card rooms undergo background checks.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the discussion of this proposed change by attending a commission meeting, or contacting the agency rules coordinator at the contact information below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susan.Arland@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625.
[Meetings on] October 11 or 12, 2012, at the Clarion, 1507 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on October 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; on November 15 or 16, 2012, Olympia area, to be determined, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on November 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; and on January 10 or 11, 2013, at the Comfort Inn, 1620 74th Avenue S.E., Tumwater, WA 98501, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on January 1 to confirm meeting location and start time.
September 12, 2012