WSR 06-08-101

PROPOSED RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed April 5, 2006, 8:49 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-03-054.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amending WAC 230-02-204 Fees--Individuals and 230-05-035 Individual license fees.

Hearing Location(s): Marcus Whitman Hotel, 6 West Rose, Walla Walla, WA 99362, (509) 525-2200, on June 16, 2006, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 16, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625, by June 1, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Shirley Corbett by June 1, 2006, TTY (360) 486-3637 or (360) 486-3447.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Proposed change would allow deployed armed service personnel to renew their individual licensees at the regular annual renewal rate for up to six months after returning from deployment without additional costs. The licensee will simply renew their license and provide proof of return from active military service within the previous six months.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Washington state gambling commission, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, Lacey, (360) 486-3466; Implementation: Rick Day, Director, Lacey, (360) 486-3446; and Enforcement: Neal Nunamaker, Deputy Director, Lacey, (360) 486-3452.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. A small business economic impact statement has not been prepared pursuant to RCW 19.85.025, and/or the proposed rule does not impose more than minor, if any, costs to businesses and no disproportionate impact to small businesses has been identified.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The Washington state gambling commission is not an agency that is statutorily required to prepare a cost-benefit analysis under RCW 34.05.320.

April 3, 2006

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-8706.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 417, filed 12/6/02, effective 6/30/03)

WAC 230-04-204   Fees -- Individuals.   Individuals shall submit the following fees to the commission when applying for gambling licenses, permits, miscellaneous changes, or when assessed the cost of special investigation procedures by the commission:


LICENSE TYPE DEFINITION FEE
1. CHARITABLE OR NONPROFIT GAMBLING MANAGER Original $ 171
Renewal $ 82
Change of Employer $ 82
2. LINKED BINGO PRIZE PROVIDER REPRESENTATIVE Original $ 239
Renewal $ 146
3. COMMERCIAL GAMBLING MANAGER Original $ 175
Renewal $ 84
Change of Employer $ 84
4. DISTRIBUTOR'S OR GAMBLING SERVICES SUPPLIER REPRESENTATIVE Original $ 239
Renewal $ 146
5. MANUFACTURER'S REPRESENTATIVE Original $ 239
Renewal $ 146
6. PUBLIC CARD ROOM EMPLOYEE
CLASS A - Performs duties as defined in WAC 230-02-415 in a class E card room.
Original $ 175
Renewal $ 84
CLASS B - Performs duties as defined in WAC 230-02-415 in enhanced and house-banked card rooms.
Original, in-state $ 237
Original, out-of-state $ 295
Renewal $ 146
Transfer/Additional

Employee/Conversion/

Emergency Waiver Request

$ 57
7. OTHER FEES
CHANGE OF NAME (See WAC 230-04-310) $ 26
DUPLICATE LICENSE (See WAC 230-04-290) $ 26
OUT-OF-STATE RECORDS INQUIRY (See WAC 230-04-240) As required
8. If a license expires while an individual is on active military service, the individual may apply to have their license reissued at the renewal fee. The application must be received within six months after completing their active military service. The applicant shall provide evidence of the completion date of active military service.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 03-01-031 (Order 417), 230-04-204, filed 12/6/02, effective 6/30/03; 01-23-056, 230-04-204, filed 11/20/01, effective 1/1/02; 01-05-019 (Order 399), 230-04-204, filed 2/9/01, effective 3/12/01; 99-24-099 (Order 377), 230-04-204, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99; 98-21-010 (Order 366), 230-04-204, filed 10/9/98, effective 11/9/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070(5). 97-23-053, 230-04-204, filed 11/17/97, effective 6/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.116. 96-24-007 (Order 304), 230-04-204, filed 11/21/96, effective 1/1/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 96-09-070, 230-04-204, filed 4/16/96, effective 7/1/96; 94-23-007, 230-04-204, filed 11/3/94, effective 1/1/95.]

OTS-8751.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 457, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 230-05-035   Individuals license fees.   Individuals must pay the following fees to us when they apply for gambling licenses, permits, miscellaneous changes:


1. Charitable or nonprofit gambling manager


License Fee
Original $171
Renewal $82
Change of employer $82

2. Linked bingo prize provider representative


License Fee
Original $239
Renewal $146

3. Commercial gambling manager


License Fee
Original $175
Renewal $84
Change of employer $84

4. Distributor's or gambling services supplier's representative


License Fee
Original $239
Renewal $146

5. Manufacturer's representative


License Fee
Original $239
Renewal $146

6. Public card room employee


License Fee
Class A - Performs card room employee duties in a Class E card room
Original $175
Renewal $84
Class B - Performs card room employee duties in enhanced and house-banked card rooms
Original, in-state $237
Original, out-of-state $295
Renewal $146
Transfer/additional employee/conversion/emergency waiver request $57

7. Other fees


Change of name $26
Duplicate license $26

8. Military personnel returning from service


If a license expires while an individual is on active military service, the individual may apply to have their license reissued at the renewal fee. The application must be received within six months after completing their active military service. The applicant shall provide evidence of the completion date of active military service.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 06-07-157 (Order 457), 230-05-035, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.]

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