WSR 07-08-039

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed March 28, 2007, 8:43 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Pull-tab games.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: We have received a petition for rule change from a bingo operator. The petitioner is requesting increasing pull-tab payouts from $650 to $2,500 and tab count from 10,000 to 25,000.

Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the discussion of this proposed change by attending a commission meeting, or contacting the agency rules coordinator at the contact information below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rick Day, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3446; Sharon Reese, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3452; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov.

[Meetings on] May 11, 2007, at The Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662, (360) 254-3100; and on July 13, 2007, at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1425 East 27th Street, Tacoma, WA 98421, (253) 383-0146.

March 26, 2007

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office