WSR 06-22-048

PROPOSED RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed October 27, 2006, 8:44 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-18-028.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amendatory section WAC 230-50-562 Final orders -- When and how to file a petition for reconsideration of a final order.

Hearing Location(s): DoubleTree Guest Suites, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98188, (206) 575-8220, on January 12, 2007, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 12, 2007.

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 January 1, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Shirley Corbett by January 1, 2007, TTY (360) 486-3637 or (360) 486-3447.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Scheduling reconsideration hearings: The proposed rule change authorizes the commission to automatically schedule petitions for reconsideration of final orders issued by the commission. It will also clarify the process for petitioners. If the petition for reconsideration is received less than fifteen business days before a regularly scheduled commission meeting, the petition will be heard at the meeting immediately following the regularly scheduled commission meeting.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070.

Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.

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: Sharon Reese, 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 change clarifies language of rules without changing the effect.

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 34.05.328.

October 26, 2006

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 96-09-072, filed 4/16/96, effective 7/1/96)

WAC 230-50-562   Final orders -- When and how to file a petition for reconsideration of a final order.   Any party to an adjudicative proceeding may file a petition for reconsideration of a final order. A petition for reconsideration of a final order under RCW 34.05.470 shall be filed with the commission in accordance with WAC 230-50-210 within ten days of service of a final order. The petition for reconsideration shall be administered in accordance with RCW 34.05.470. If the petition is received at least fifteen business days before the next regularly scheduled meeting, the commission will schedule the petition to be heard at the upcoming meeting. If the petition is received less than fifteen business days before the next regularly scheduled meeting, the commission will schedule the petition for reconsideration at the meeting immediately following the regularly scheduled commission meeting.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW, RCW 9.46.140 and 9.46.070. 96-09-072, 230-50-562, filed 4/16/96, effective 7/1/96.]

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