WSR 06-22-066

PROPOSED RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed October 30, 2006, 1:40 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-17-024.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Adding new section WAC 260-12-145 Persons bound by laws and rules and repealing WAC 260-12-130 Participants, patrons, bound by rules and 260-12-140 Owners, etc., bound by rules.

Hearing Location(s): Auburn City Council Chambers, 25 West Main, Auburn, WA 98001, on December 14, 2006, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 14, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Robert M. Leichner, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, e-mail rleichner@whrc.state.wa.us, fax (360) 459-6461, by December 12, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Sorby by December 12, 2006, TTY (360) 459-6462.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: In an effort to continue the agency's regulatory reform effort, to write rules in clear language and to adopt into this chapter the national model horse racing rules whenever applicable.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To comply with governor's Executive Orders 97-02, 05-03 and 06-02, writing rules in clear, concise language.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

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

Name of Proponent: Washington horse racing commission, governmental.

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

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

October 30, 2006

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

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NEW SECTION
WAC 260-12-145   Persons bound by laws and rules.   Any person on the grounds of any racing association or satellite location under the jurisdiction of the commission must comply with the laws of Washington and the rules promulgated by the commission.

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REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 260-12-130 Participants, patrons, bound by rules.
WAC 260-12-140 Owners, etc., bound by rules.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office