WSR 03-05-070

PROPOSED RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed February 18, 2003, 12:12 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-22-025.

Title of Rule: WAC 260-72-010 Communication systems, commission approval required -- Closure during racing.

Purpose: To update rules and eliminate language that is no longer applicable to obsolete.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Robert Lopez, Olympia, Washington, (360) 459-6462; Implementation and Enforcement: Robert Leichner, Olympia, Washington, (360) 459-6462.

Name of Proponent: Washington Horse Racing Commission, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Repeal WAC 260-72-010.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Repeals language adopted in 1961.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The changes will not impose any costs upon businesses in the horse racing industry.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. The rule is not subject to this section under RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a).

Hearing Location: Auburn City Council Chambers, 25 West Main, Auburn, WA 98001, (253) 931-3041, on April 10, 2003, at 1:00 p.m.

Submit Written Comments to: Robert Leichner, Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, 98516, fax (360) 459-6461, by April 9, 2003.

Date of Intended Adoption: April 10, 2003.

February 14, 2003

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 260-72-010 Communication systems, commission approval required -- Closure during racing.

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