PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Expiration dates on bingo gift certificates.
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: A new law, EHB 3036, codified as chapter 19.240 RCW prohibits expiration dates on gift certificates. Therefore, Title 230 WAC requires updating to reflect this new law.
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; Neal Nunamaker, 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 Locations:] At 3985 Bennett Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225, (360) 676-7700, on September 10, 2004; at 505 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826, (509) 548-7000, on October 15, 2004; and at the Red Lion Hotel - Yakima Center, 607 East Yakima Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 248-5900, on November 19, 2004.
August 17, 2004