WSR 06-15-098

PERMANENT RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Order 459 -- Filed July 17, 2006, 11:03 a.m. , effective August 17, 2006 ]


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

Purpose: The rule change removes restrictions on manufacturers and distributors which currently prohibit them from selling gambling equipment and services to operators on credit. It also removes restrictions on an operator's use of checks and credit cards to purchase gambling equipment, products, and services.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 230-12-340 and 230-12-350.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-10-012 on April 21, 2006, with a published date of May 17, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Date Adopted: July 14, 2006.

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-8794.1


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 230-12-340 Sale of gambling equipment, devices, supplies, paraphernalia, and related services -- Authorized transactions.
WAC 230-12-350 Use of checks and credit cards to purchase gambling equipment, products, and services -- Restrictions.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office