[Filed November 19, 2019, 1:31 p.m.]
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 230-01-001 Time and place of public meetings, 230-01-010 Field offices and operations, and 230-01-011 Deadlines for submitting items to be included in the commission meeting agenda.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: WAC 230-01-001 Time and place of public meetings will be repealed. The gambling commission will file notice of public meetings annually on or before January with the office of the code reviser for publication in the Washington State Register as outlined in RCW 42.30.075
. WAC 230-01-010 Field offices and operations, has been amended to remove reference to our Renton office, which is no longer in existence. WAC 230-01-011 Deadlines for submitting items to be included in the commission meeting agenda, has been amended to remove reference to WAC 230-01-010.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The repeal of WAC 230-01-001 Time and place of public meetings, will allow the commission more flexibility when scheduling their public meetings. Amending WAC 230-01-010 Field offices and operations, will provide accurate information to the public. Amending WAC 230-01-011 Deadlines for submitting items to be included in the commission meeting agenda, is necessary to remove the reference to WAC 230-01-001 [230-01-010], which is being repealed.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 9.46.070
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state gambling commission, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Brian Considine, Attorney, 4565 7th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, 360-486-3469; Implementation: David Trujillo, Director, 4565 7th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, 360-486-3512; and Enforcement: Tina Griffin, Assistant Director, 4565 7th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, 360-486-3546.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited adoption process for these rules:
Relates only to internal governmental operations that are not subject to violation by a person.
Corrects typographical errors, make address or name changes, or clarify language of a rule without changing its effect.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited repeal process for these rules:
The rule is no longer necessary because of changed circumstances.
Explanation of the Reason the Agency Believes the Expedited Rule-Making Process is Appropriate: The proposed rule changes relate only to internal governmental operations that are not subject to violation by a person and make changes to address locations and phone numbers.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Ashlie Laydon, Washington State Gambling Commission, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, phone 360-486-3473, fax 360-486-3624, email email@example.com, AND RECEIVED BY January 22, 2020.
November 19, 2019
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-15-062, filed 7/16/07, effective 1/1/08)
WAC 230-01-005Address and hours of administrative offices.
(1) Our administrative office is located in Lacey, Washington.
P.O. Box 42400
Olympia, WA 98504-2400
4565 7th Avenue S.E.
Lacey, WA 98503
(2) Normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.
(3) ((Services available are:
(e) Activity report processing; and
(f) Public records.
(4) Address))Send applications for licenses, required license materials, or requests for notices, information, or other inquiries to our mailing address. Send overnight mail and/or packages to our physical address.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 16-03-068, filed 1/19/16, effective 2/19/16)
WAC 230-01-010Field offices and operations.
Direct regulatory and operational questions to our field offices, located at:
Eastern Region Office
((North)) 901 North Monroe ((Room)), Suite 240
Spokane, WA 99201
((451 Southwest 10th Street
Plaza 451 Building Suite 218
Renton, WA 98057
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-21-116, filed 10/22/07, effective 1/1/08)
WAC 230-01-011Deadlines for submitting items to be included in the commission meeting agenda.
(1) To ensure that the public and the commissioners have sufficient notice of agenda items, we require that items for the commission's monthly meeting agenda be submitted in the format we require and delivered to our administrative office at least fourteen days before the regularly scheduled commission meeting.
(2) Any items submitted after the time frame set forth in subsection (1) of this section must be approved by the commissioners in order to be included on the commission meeting agenda.
(3) We publish the meeting agenda on our website ((and with the code reviser's office as explained in WAC 230-01-010)).
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
Time and place of public meetings.