WSR 10-19-003

AGENDA

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed September 1, 2010, 3:40 p.m. ]

Following is the gambling commission's semi-annual rule development agenda for publication in the Washington state register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314. At present, we have five rules under development. There may be additional rule-making activity not on the agenda as conditions warrant.

Contact: Susan Arland, rules coordinator, (360) 486-3466, or SusanA@wsgc.wa.gov.

Rule Development Agenda

July - December 2010

WAC Subject of Rule Making CR-101 CR-102 CR-103 Effective
Amendatory section

WAC 230-15-695

Petition for rule change from Great American Casino: Moving progressive jackpot seed money from one jackpot to another progressive jackpot to seed it. Filed 3/31/10 Filed 6/1/10 6/16/10 [8/16/10] 1/1/11
Amendatory sections

WAC 230-03-020 and 230-03-210

Petition for rule change from Casey's Deadgame Service: Increasing the yearly gross gambling income threshold for punch board and pull-tab service businesses from $25,000 to $30,000. Texas Hold'em Work Group Proposal: This proposal would create an eighteen month pilot program to allow $100 wager limits for Texas Hold'em. Seventy-six card rooms would qualify to participate in the program; however, we anticipate only a few will. Filed 4/16/10 Filed 7/13/10 Up for possible adoption 9/9/10 If the commission chooses to adopt, anticipate 1/1/11
Amendatory section

WAC 230-15-189

The work group was created in January 2010 and included representatives from the Recreational Gaming Association, card rooms, and other stakeholders. Commission staff participated as a resource.

Filed 6/1/10 Filed 8/4/10 Up for possible adoption 9/9/10 If the commission chooses to adopt, anticipate 10/10
Amendatory section

WAC 230-13-135

Petition for rule change from Funland Amusement Center: Removing wager limits ($0.50) and prize limits ($250) from amusement centers. 8/4/10 Up for filing 9/9/10
Amendatory section

WAC 230-06-060

Staff proposal: Staff is reviewing the requirement that gambling licensees maintain current gambling rules on their licensed premises. 8/25/10 Anticipate filing 10/10 Anticipate up for possible adoption 1/11 If the commission chooses to adopt, anticipate 2/11
New section

WAC 230-17-087

Staff proposal: To specify by agency rule the procedure for requesting reconsideration of an initial order issued by an administrative law judge (ALJ) to the ALJ regarding clarification, technical changes and patent errors, without the need for a motion for review to the commission. 9/1/10 Anticipate filing 11/10 Anticipate up for possible adoption 1/11 If the commission chooses to adopt, anticipate 6/11

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