WSR 02-01-093

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 17, 2001, 12:57 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Pull-tab licensees.

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 that all pull-tab prizes, including cash prizes, must be paid out immediately to winners.

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.

Meeting Dates and Locations: On January 10 and 11, 2002, at the Double Tree Guest Suites, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98188, (206) 575-8220; on February 14 and 15, 2002, at the West Coast Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 943-4000; and on March 14 and 15, 2002, at the Double Tree Hotel -Pasco, 2525 North 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 547-0701.

December 14, 2001

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office