WSR 07-08-001

PROPOSED RULES

WASHINGTON STATE LOTTERY


[ Filed March 21, 2007, 1:40 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-20-042.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: To repeal the following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code: WAC 315-33A-010 Definitions for Quinto, 315-33A-020 Price of Quinto play, 315-33A-030 Play for Quinto, 315-33A-040 Prizes for Quinto, 315-33A-050 Ticket purchases, and 315-33A-060 Drawings.

Hearing Location(s): Washington's Lottery, 814 4th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98506, on May 8, 2007, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 8, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Jana Jones, P.O. Box 43000, Olympia, WA 98506, e-mail jjones@walottery.com, fax (360) 586-1039, by May 6, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Joan Reuell by May 6, 2007, TTY (360) 586-0933 or (360) 664-4818.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To repeal the lottery draw game rules regarding the game of Quinto in that the lottery commission has voted to retire Quinto and has adopted and launched a new draw game to replace Quinto called Hit 5.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The lottery will no longer offer the game of Quinto in its profile of games.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.70.040 (1), (3).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 67.70.040.

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

Name of Proponent: Washington state lottery commission, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Jana Jones, Washington's Lottery, (360) 664-4833; Implementation: Michael Cousins, Washington's Lottery, (360) 664-4728; and Enforcement: Len Brudvik, Washington's Lottery, (360) 664-4742.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The only business allowed by law to sell lottery products are existing licensed lottery retailers.

Wednesday [Tuesday], March 20, 2007

Jana L. Jones

Director of Legal Services

OTS-9414.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 315-33A-010 Definitions for Quinto.
WAC 315-33A-020 Price of Quinto play.
WAC 315-33A-030 Play for Quinto.
WAC 315-33A-040 Prizes for Quinto.
WAC 315-33A-050 Ticket purchases.
WAC 315-33A-060 Drawings.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office