WSR 01-14-077

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed July 3, 2001, 12:15 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card rooms.

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 address the operation of card rooms that are operating under Phase II betting levels and are then sold.

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; Ed Fleisher, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 307; and Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 374.

Meetings at the Double Tree Hotel/Yakima Valley, 1507 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 248-7850, July 12 and 13, 2001; at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, 3105 Pine Street, Everett, WA 98201, (425) 303-8284, August 9 and 10, 2001; and at the West Coast Ridpath Hotel, 201 West North Drive, Spokane, WA 99201, (509) 459-6100, October 10 and 11, 2001.

July 3, 2001

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office