WSR 10-19-105

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed September 21, 2010, 7:40 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amusement games.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070, 9.46.0331, 9.46.0201.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: We have received a petition for rule change from Dave and Busters, a restaurant/amusement business, requesting that wager and prize limits be increased for amusement games.

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 Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625.

[Meetings on] October 14 or 15, 2010, at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 West North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99201, (509) 326-8000; and on November 18 or 19, 2010, at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, (360) 491-0857.

September 21, 2010

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office