WSR 10-22-002

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed October 20, 2010, 2:26 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card rooms.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070, 9.46.0282.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: We have received a petition for rule change from Todd Marshall requesting that card room management and supervisors be allowed to accept or share in tips originating from card players or patrons.

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] November 18 or 19, 2010, at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, (360) 491-0857; and on January 13 or 14, 2011, at the State Investment Board, 2100 Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504 (tentative location).

October 20, 2010

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office