WSR 01-10-121

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed May 2, 2001, 11:20 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Limited fund-raising events.

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: We have received a petition for rule change from Mr. Richard Walker of Wild Bill's Interactive Events of Portland, Oregon. Mr. Walker has requested that the licensing fees for limited fund-raising events be lowered from $339 to $50 for a four-hour limited fund-raising event.

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; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 374.

Meetings at Maple Hall, 108 Commercial Street, LaConner, WA 98257, (360) 466-3101, on June 14 and 15, 2001; at the Double Tree Hotel/Yakima Valley, 1507 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 248-7850, on July 12 and 13, 2001; and at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, 3105 Pine Street, Everett, WA 98201, (425) 303-8284, on August 9 and 10, 2001.

May 2, 2001

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office