WSR 04-05-095

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed February 18, 2004, 8:20 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: February 12, 2004.

Purpose: To amend WAC 260-70-630 to remove caffeine from the list of permitted medications and move it instead to a newly created list of substances referred to as environmental contaminants.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-70-630 Threshold levels.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-02-037 on December 31, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

February 13, 2004

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

OTS-6764.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-11-019, filed 5/12/03, effective 6/12/03)

WAC 260-70-630   Threshold levels.   (1) The following quantitative medication levels are permissible in test samples up to the stated quantitative levels:

Procaine 25 ng/ml urine
Benzocaine 50 ng/ml urine
Mepivacaine 10 ng/ml urine
Lidocaine 50 ng/ml urine
Bupivacaine 5 ng/ml urine
Clenubuterol 5 ng/ml urine
Acepromazine 25 ng/ml urine
Promazine 25 ng/ml urine
((Caffeine 100 ng/ml urine))
Salicylates 750 ng/ml urine

The official urine test sample may not contain more than one of the above drug substances, including their metabolites or analogs, in an amount up to the specified level. Official blood test samples must not contain any of the drug substances listed in this rule, including their metabolites or analogs.

(2) The following substances shall be considered environmental contaminants and are permissible in test samples up to the stated quantitative levels:


Caffeine 100 ng/ml urine

Official blood test samples must not contain any of the substances listed in this rule, including their metabolites or analogs.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020. 03-11-019, 260-70-630, filed 5/12/03, effective 6/12/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.040. 96-10-001, 260-70-630, filed 4/17/96, effective 5/18/96.]

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