WSR 05-11-086

PERMANENT RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Order 444 -- Filed May 17, 2005, 4:53 p.m. , effective July 1, 2005 ]


Purpose: The amendment will allow the director to issue temporary licenses to manufacturers and house-banked card room applicants.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 230-04-255.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-07-115 on March 21, 2005, with a published date of April 6, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 17, 2005.

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-7920.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 383, filed 4/14/00, effective 5/15/00)

WAC 230-04-255   Director may issue temporary licenses -- Procedures -- Restrictions.   The director may issue a temporary license upon the administrative approval of the application. The following procedures ((and restrictions)) apply to temporary licenses:

(1) ((The director shall not issue temporary licenses to:

(a) Manufacturers; and

(b) Applicants to operate house-banked card games;

(2))) Temporary licenses shall allow an applicant to conduct such activity for a period not to exceed sixty days.

(((3))) (2) If the application is not approved by the commission during the sixty day period, the temporary license shall become void: Provided, That if the commission does not conduct a meeting within the sixty-day period, the director may approve an additional temporary license to expire no later than the day following the next scheduled public meeting;

(((4))) (3) Once approved by the commission, a temporary license will be replaced with the issuance of a license to expire one year from the initial date of the temporary license.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 00-09-052 (Order 383), 230-04-255, filed 4/14/00, effective 5/15/00; Order 12, 230-04-255, filed 2/14/74.]

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