WSR 12-05-065

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed February 15, 2012, 2:32 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Licensed 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 two licensees requesting amendments to card game rules including, but not limited to, bonus features and progressive jackpots.

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 Susan. Arland@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625.

[Meetings on] April 12 or 13, 2012, at the Comfort Inn Conference Center, 1620 74th Avenue S.W., Tumwater, WA 98501, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on April 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; on May 10 or 11, 2012, at a location to be determined, Spokane, Washington, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on May 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; and on July 12 or 13, 2012, at the DoubleTree Guest Suites - Southcenter, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98662, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on July 1 to confirm meeting location and start time.

February 15, 2012

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office