WSR 05-14-162

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed July 6, 2005, 10:31 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card rooms.

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 requesting that the rake for a card game be increased from $1 to $2.

Process for Developing New Rule: Rule change developed by agency staff. 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 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; and Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov.

[Meetings at] The Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662, (360) 254-3100, on August 12, 2005; at the Red Lion Hotel Pasco, 2525 North 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 544-3910, on September 9, 2005; and at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 1507 North 1st Street, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 248-7850, on October 14, 2005.

July 6, 2005

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office