WSR 99-12-103

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 2, 1999, 8:16 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Professional boxing and martial arts rule update to chapter 36-12 WAC due to new legislative changes.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.08.017(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Legislative changes to chapter 67.08 RCW and the recent renewed growth in industry activity has deemed it essential to revise the rules for professional athletics in order to assure the health, safety, and welfare of the participants.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Michael W. Schneider, P.O. Box 9649, Olympia, WA 98507-9649, phone (360) 753-3713, fax (360) 664-2550.

June 1, 1999

Michael W. Schneider

Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office