WSR 02-13-110

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed June 19, 2002, 8:24 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: License fee increase per I-601.

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: Licensing fees need to be adjusted to reflect cost of regulating charitable/nonprofits, commercial establishments, and individuals.

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: At the Shilo Inn, 707 Ocean Shores Boulevard N.W., Ocean Shores, WA 98569, (360) 289-4600, on August 8 and 9, 2002; at the WestCoast Grand Hotel at the Park, 303 West North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99202, (509) 326-8000, on October 11 and 12, 2002; and at the DoubleTree Guest Suites Southcenter, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98199, (206) 575-8220, on November 14 and 15, 2002.

June 18, 2002

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office