WSR 09-02-060

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE LOTTERY


[ Filed January 5, 2009, 12:57 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The commission is considering revisions to chapter 315-30 WAC, Draw games -- General rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.70.040 (1), (3).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: In the current rule, the commission authorizes the director of the lottery to select and operate draw games which meet specific criteria. The commission may revise this section of chapter 315-30 WAC to clarify methods for arriving at draw game implementations.

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 Jana Jones, Director of Legal Services, P.O. Box 43000, Olympia, WA 98504-3000, phone (360) 664-4833; or Mari Jo Nagel, Legal Assistant, P.O. Box 43000, Olympia, WA 98504-3000, phone (360) 664-4834.

January 5, 2009

Jana L. Jones

Director of Legal Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office