PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: House-banked card rooms.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.0282.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Staff proposes a rule change to hold a card room licensee responsible for ensuring the card room employees have a valid license.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the discussion of this proposed change by attending a commission meeting, or contacting the agency rules coordinator at the contact information below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rick Day, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3446; Mark Harris, Assistant Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3579; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov.
[Meetings on] January 9, 2009, at the Holiday Inn, 1 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057, (425) 226-7700; on February 13, 2009, at the Great Wolf Lodge, 20500 Old Highway 99 S.W., Grand Mound, WA 98531, (360) 273-5165; and on March 13, 2009, at the Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 943-4000.
December 18, 2008