WSR 00-21-069

PERMANENT RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Order 388 -- Filed October 16, 2000, 3:35 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: October 13, 2000.

Purpose: This new rule clarifies that charitable and nonprofit organizations cannot own a commercial gambling establishment.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.120.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-18-087 on September 5, 2000, with a publication date of September 20, 2000.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

October 16, 2000

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-4457.2


NEW SECTION
WAC 230-04-026
Ownership of a commercial gambling establishment by charitable and nonprofit organizations.

A charitable or nonprofit organization that takes any part in the management, operation, or ownership of any authorized gambling activity conducted pursuant to a license issued by the commission shall not take any part in the management, operation, or ownership of any commercial gambling activity authorized under chapter 9.46 RCW.

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