WSR 05-06-026

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE LOTTERY


[ Filed February 23, 2005, 2:03 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Mega Million matrix changes.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.70.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: California is joining the multistate game Mega Millions, so the Lottery Commission will be amending chapter 315-38 WAC to reflect the correct matrix change and party lotteries.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ceil Buddeke, Rules Coordinator, at (360) 664-4833, fax (360) 586-6586, e-mail Cbuddeke@walottery.com, P.O. Box 43025, Olympia, WA 98504-3025, with any comments or questions regarding this statement of intent.

February 23, 2005

Ceil Buddeke

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office