WSR 01-04-040

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LOTTERY COMMISSION


[ Filed January 31, 2001, 2:10 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Publishing the probability of purchasing a winning lottery ticket.

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 amending WAC 315-06-040 to clarify the publishing of the probability of purchasing a winning lottery ticket on lottery advertising and other materials.

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 Mary Jane Ferguson, Rules Coordinator, at (360) 664-4833, fax (360) 586-6586, P.O. Box 43025, Olympia, WA 98504-3025, with any comments or questions regarding this statement of intent.

January 31, 2001

Mary Jane Ferguson

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office