WSR 97-09-075



[Filed April 22, 1997, 11:20 a.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 96-15-020.

Title of Rule: Repealing pull tab rules, WAC 230-30-015, 230-30-016, 230-30-018, 230-30-060, 230-30-065, 230-30-075, 230-30-100, 230-30-105, 230-30-110, 230-30-130, and 230-30-215. WSR 96-15-020 (CR-101).

Purpose: These rules establish repeal of progressive pull tab rules for housekeeping.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070 (5), (6).

Statute Being Implemented: See above.

Summary: Repeal of pull tab rules, WAC 230-30-015 Substitute flares, 230-30-016 Replacement of commission identification stamps on pull tab dispensing devices, 230-30-018 Transfer of any gambling devices requiring identification and inspection services stamps to be affixed--Requirement for documentation, 230-30-060 Punchboard restrictions, 230-30-065 Punchboard/pull tab price per play to be posted, 230-30-075 Punchboard and pull tab prize restrictions--Minimum percentage of prizes available, 230-30-100 Punchboard and pull tabs to display name of its licensed manufacturer, 230-30-105 Only one flare may be used with a punchboard or pull tab series, 230-30-110 Possession of duplicate numbered-color coded pull tab series prohibited, 230-30-130 Flare to display pull tab series number, and 230-30-215 Trade-in used pull tab dispensing devices permitted provided certain records are maintained.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Soojin Kim, Lacey, (360) 438-7654, ext. 310; Implementation: Frank Miller, Lacey, (360) 438-7654, ext. 302; and Enforcement: Ben Bishop, Lacey, (360) 438-7654, ext. 370.

Name of Proponent: Staff, in conjunction with representatives from charitable and nonprofit organizations, private.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Purpose and Summary above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Purpose and Summary above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Proposal is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(2); therefore, a small business economic impact statement is not required.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption. This agency does not choose to make section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Red Lion City Center, 322 North Spokane Falls Court, Spokane, WA 99201, on June 13, 1997, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Susan Green by June 1, 1997, TDD (360) 438-7638, or (360) 438-7654, ext. 302.

Submit Written Comments to: Soojin Kim, Mailstop 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, FAX (360) 438-8652, by May 30, 1997.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 13, 1997.

April 21, 1997

Soojin Kim

Rules and Policy Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser


Washington State Code Reviser's Office