BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ) NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
ARM 23.16.1901 concerning video )
gambling machine specifications )
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On November 22, 2006, the Department of Justice published MAR Notice No. 23-16-183 regarding the public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule at page 2890, 2006 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 22.
2. The Department of Justice amends the rule with the following changes, stricken matter interlined, new matter underlined:
23.16.1901 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS OF VIDEO GAMBLING MACHINES (1) through (1)(d)(xi)(C) remain as proposed.
(D) the video gambling machine identification number (VGMID) assigned to the machine;
(D) through (G) remain as proposed but are renumbered (E) through (H).
(xii) through (3) remain as proposed.
3. A public hearing was held on December 13, 2006. No adverse comments were offered at the public hearing. However, Richard Ask, the division’s Operations Bureau Chief, noted that the same language as originally proposed in the amendment should also be added to another section of this same rule, section (1)(d)(xi), and he recommended adding the language at this time. Section (1)(d)(xi) outlines information that must be on all accounting tickets. The rationale for adding the language is the same as originally stated.
By: /s/ Mike McGrath /s/ Jon Ellingson
MIKE McGRATH JON ELLINGSON
Attorney General, Department of Justice Rule Reviewer
Certified to the Secretary of State January 2, 2007.