Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The amendment corrects a filing error by staff and reinstates the use of electronic facsimiles of cards for "all" card games, not just "house-banked" card games. It also moves this rule from the house-banked card room section of the rules manual to rules relating to all card games.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See above.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070, 9.46.0282.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 13-03-065 on January 11, 2013.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Date Adopted: March 14, 2013.
WAC 230-15-116 Electronic facsimiles of cards allowed. (1) Card game licensees may use electronic card facsimiles approved by the director or the director's designee in card games.
(2) Card room employees must operate the game.
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 230-15-485||Electronic facsimiles of cards allowed.|