PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Merchandise prizes for punch board and pull-tab games.
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: We have received a petition for rule change from Dwight Bailey, Spokane Pull-Tab and Bingo Supply. Mr. Bailey is requesting the licensure of individuals or entities that sell only merchandise to punch board and pull-tab operators to be used as a punch board or pull-tab prize.
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; or 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: The Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662, (360) 254-3100, on August 14 and 15, 2003; at the Best Western Icicle Inn, 505 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826, (509) 548-7000, on September 11 and 12, 2003; and at the Double Tree Hotel, Spokane City Center, 322 North Spokane Falls Court, Spokane, WA 99201, (509) 744-2310, on October 9 and 10, 2003.
June 18, 2003