WSR 06-13-068

PERMANENT RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Order 457 -- Filed June 19, 2006, 3:07 p.m. , effective July 20, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: This new rule allows licensed manufacturers and distributors to transport, display and take orders for authorized gambling devices at trade shows and conventions. The target audience of the trade show or convention must be operators of authorized gambling activities.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-07-112 on March 17, 2006, with a published date of April 5, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 16, 2006.

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-8554.3


NEW SECTION
WAC 230-12-337   Manufacturers and distributors transporting and displaying gambling devices -- Trade shows and conventions.   A manufacturer or distributor licensed by the Washington state gambling commission to sell gambling devices authorized by state or federal law may transport, display and accept orders for the sale or lease of those devices at trade shows and conventions, under the following restrictions:

(1) The target audience of the trade show or convention must be operators of authorized gambling activities in Washington state;

(2) The commission must be notified in writing of the nature, date, and location ten days before the trade show or convention; and

(3) All gambling devices purchased or leased at the trade show or convention must be delivered to the operator's authorized location.

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office