WSR 09-14-028

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 23, 2009, 4:36 p.m. , effective July 24, 2009 ]


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

Purpose: Due to the passage of SB 6126 on May 8, 2009, with an effective date of July 26, 2009, the fees for boxing, wrestling and martial arts events will no longer be in the statutes. The event fees will be removed from law and the department will set these fees in rule. The event fees have been set at the same rate as was in the law.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: New sections WAC 36-12-165 Event fees to be paid by promoter, 36-13-005 Event fees to be paid by promoter, and 36-14-108 Event fees to be paid by promoter.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.08.015, 43.24.023.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-11-108 on May 19, 2009.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 3, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 3, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 3, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 23, 2009.

Trudie Touchette

Administrator

OTS-2404.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 36-12-165   Event fees to be paid by promoter.   (1) A promoter shall pay an event fee equal to five percent of the gross receipts paid for admission to events as required and defined in RCW 67.08.002, 67.08.050, and 67.08.055.

(2) A complimentary ticket may not have a face value of less than the least expensive ticket available for sale to the general public. The number of complimentary tickets not subject to an event fee shall be limited to ten percent of the total tickets sold per event location, not to exceed one thousand tickets. All complimentary tickets exceeding this exemption shall be subject to an event fee.

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OTS-2405.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 36-13-005   Event fees to be paid by promoter.   (1) A promoter shall pay an event fee equal to five percent of the gross receipts paid for admission to events as required and defined in RCW 67.08.002, 67.08.050, and 67.08.055.

(2) A complimentary ticket may not have a face value of less than the least expensive ticket available for sale to the general public. The number of complimentary tickets not subject to an event fee shall be limited to ten percent of the total tickets sold per event location, not to exceed one thousand tickets. All complimentary tickets exceeding this exemption shall be subject to an event fee.

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OTS-2406.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 36-14-108   Event fees to be paid by promoter.   (1) A promoter shall pay an event fee equal to five percent of the gross receipts paid for admission to events as required and defined in RCW 67.08.002, 67.08.050, and 67.08.055.

(2) A complimentary ticket may not have a face value of less than the least expensive ticket available for sale to the general public. The number of complimentary tickets not subject to an event fee shall be limited to ten percent of the total tickets sold per event location, not to exceed one thousand tickets. All complimentary tickets exceeding this exemption shall be subject to an event fee.

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