WSR 10-13-069

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE LOTTERY


[ Filed June 14, 2010, 9:58 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The lottery commission is considering updates to TITLE 315 WAC as they apply to the licensing of lottery retailers.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.70.040(1) and 67.70.050 (1), (8).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The director of the lottery will be conducting a feasibility study/pilot program to investigate potential new lottery retailer licensing models. This is in an effort to identify potential new business outlets for the selling of lottery tickets in order for the lottery to remain competitive in an evolving business climate. In the course of the feasibility study, WACs related to lottery retailer license duties may be waived.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jana Jones, Director of Legal Services, P.O. Box 43000, Olympia, WA 98504-3000, phone (360) 664-4833; or Jennifer McDaniel, legal assistant, phone (360) 664-4834.

June 14, 2010

Jana L. Jones

Director of Legal Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office