WSR 04-07-018



[ Filed March 5, 2004, 2:58 p.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card rooms.

     Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.0282.

     Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Various changes to card room rules, such as the use of logo cards, tip procedures, equipment, clarifications, housekeeping, etc.

     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; or Robert Berg, 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 April 9, 2004, Phoenix Inn Suites, 415 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501, (360) 570-0555; on May 14, 2004, at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 West North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99201, (509) 326-8000; and on July 9, 2004, at the La Conner Maple Hall, 108 Commercial Street, La Conner, WA 98257, (360) 466-3101.

March 4, 2004

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator