WSR 97-24-077

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

LOTTERY COMMISSION

[Filed December 2, 1997, 3:15 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: On-line game rules and amendments to chapter 315-02 WAC, General provisions and definitions and chapter 315-04 WAC, Licensing procedures.

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 proposing rules for a new on-line game within the next six months. The lottery is also considering adopting and/or amending chapters 315-10 and 315-11 WAC to streamline the process for producing instant game rules. To implement Executive Order 97-03, regulatory improvement, the lottery is reviewing the provisions of chapter 315-02 WAC, General provisions and definitions and chapter 315-04 WAC, Licensing procedures for sales agents. The lottery anticipates new rules or amendments to those chapters as a result of that review.

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) 753-1947, FAX (360) 386-6586 [586-6586], P.O. Box 43025, Olympia, WA 98504-3025, with any comments or questions regarding this statement of intent.

November 25, 1997

Mary Jane Ferguson

Rules Coordinator

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