WSR 15-06-041
[Filed February 27, 2015, 9:10 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-14-060.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 315-10-025 Cost to purchase an instant game ticket.
Hearing Location(s): Washington's Lottery, 814 4th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98506, on April 7, 2015, at 0900.
Date of Intended Adoption: April 7, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: Jana Jones, P.O. Box 43000, Olympia, WA 98506, e-mail
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Debbie Robinson by April 6, 2015, TTY (360) 586-0933 or (360) 664-4815.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The lottery commission wishes to change WAC 315-10-025 in order to maintain best practices regarding pricing currently utilized in the lottery industry by raising the allowable cost of scratch tickets to $30.00.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.70.040 (1)(3).
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 67.70.040.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state lottery commission, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Jana Jones, Washington's Lottery, (360) 664-4833; Implementation: Washington's Lottery; and Enforcement: Len Brudvik, Washington's Lottery, (360) 664-4742.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The only business allowed by law to sell lottery products are existing licensed lottery retailers.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The proposed WAC changes do not give rise to a cost-benefit analysis.
February 26, 2015
Jana L. Jones
Director of Legal Services
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 10-16-025, filed 7/23/10, effective 8/23/10)
WAC 315-10-025 Cost to purchase an instant game ticket.
The price of an instant game ticket shall not be less than $1.00 and not more than $((20.00)) 30.00, except for those tickets used in media promotions authorized by the director and retailer incentive programs authorized by the commission.