PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed March 18, 2020, 10:32 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The gambling commission is considering adopting and/or amending its raffle rules to allow for the use of equipment to facilitate 50/50 electronic raffles at sports venues.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The gambling commission received and accepted a rule-making petition submitted by the NHL Seattle Hockey Team, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, and Seattle Sounders to modify existing rules to allow the teams of [to] hold 50/50 raffles using electronic devices and systems at their sports venues.
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 Ashlie Laydon, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, phone 360-486-3473, fax 360-486-3632, TTY 360-486-3637, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.wsgc.wa.gov.
March 17, 2020