WSR 00-05-031

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed February 9, 2000, 11:41 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The sale and purchase of gambling equipment.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To ensure that gambling equipment is sold and purchased only by persons which hold a gambling license.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ben Bishop, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; Sherri Winslow, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 301; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 374.

Meetings at the Pasco Doubletree Hotel, 252 [2525] North 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 547-0701, on April 13 and 14, 2000; at the LaConner Country Inn, 107 South Second Street, LaConner, WA 98257, (360) 466-3101, on May 11 and 12, 2000; and at Cavanaugh's Inn at the Park, 303 West North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99202, (509) 326-8000, on June 8 and 9, 2000.

February 9, 2000

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office