WSR 97-11-057

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LOTTERY COMMISSION

[Filed May 20, 1997, 12:29 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to chapter 315-34 WAC, 6 of 49 Lotto rules and chapter 315-06 WAC, General lottery rules.

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 enhancements to existing sections, and adding new sections, to the rules regarding Lotto (chapter 315-34 WAC). The lottery is also considering amending existing sections to chapter 315-06 WAC which, consistent with RCW 67.70.100 as modified during the 1997 session of the legislature, will permit Lotto winners to assign their prizes to a third party.

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 Michael Aoki-Kramer, Rules Coordinator, at (360) 586-6583, FAX (360) 586-6586, P.O. Box 43025, Olympia, WA 98504-3025, with any comments or questions regarding this statement of intent.

May 19, 1997

Merritt D. Long

Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office