WSR 97-02-037

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LOTTERY COMMISSION

[Filed December 26, 1996, 11:55 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Instant game rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.70.040(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The lottery is considering proposing new administrative rules for individual instant ticket games during calendar year 1997. It is anticipated that two to six new instant game rules will be adopted at each commission meeting.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Michael Aoki-Kramer, Rules Coordinator, at (360) 586-6583, FAX (360) 586-6586, P.O. Box 43025, Olympia, WA 98504-3025, with any comments or questions regarding this statement of intent. See published meeting dates, filed September 17, 1996, under WSR 96-19-075.

December 16, 1996

Evelyn P. Yenson

Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office