WSR 01-21-064

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed October 17, 2001, 11:14 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Pull-tab games.

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 clarify several issues relating to pull-tab games, including: By what methods event pull-tabs can be sold to customers; retention requirements for pull-tab flares; and how carry over jackpots will be disbursed in the event a business is sold or closes.

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 Rick Day, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3446; Ed Fleisher, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3449; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466.

Meetings Dates and Locations: On November 14 and 15, 2001, at the Sheraton Tacoma Hotel, 1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma, WA 98402, (253) 572-3200; on January 9 and 10, 2002, at the Double Tree Guest Suites, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98188; and on February 13 and 14, 2002, at the West Coast Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98502.

October 17, 2001

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office