WSR 06-24-061

PROPOSED RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 4, 2006, 2:05 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-07-111.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: New chapter 230-15 WAC.

Hearing Location(s): Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 943-4000, on March 9, 2007, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 9, 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 March 1, 2007.

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

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The gambling commission is rewriting its rules manual using plain English techniques. The rules manual has been divided into sections and is being rewritten a section at a time. This rule was inadvertently not included in the rewritten card room rules, chapter 230-15 WAC, which were filed by the commission at their October 2006, 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.

December 4, 2006

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-9436.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 230-15-319   Retaining video recordings.   (1) Class F and house-banked card game licensees must label video recordings and audio recordings, as required, to identify the activities recorded.

(2) Licensees must keep:

(a) All recordings for seven gambling days, for example, Monday's gambling day recording may be recorded over on Tuesday of the following week; and

(b) Recordings documenting jackpot pay outs for at least thirty days:

(i) For player supported jackpots, retain recordings of jackpots of five hundred dollars or more; and

(ii) For house-banked games, retain recordings of jackpots of three thousand dollars or more; and

(c) Recordings of evidentiary value for as long as we request.

(3) We may increase these retention requirements by notifying licensees.

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