WSR 07-01-054

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 14, 2006, 2:17 p.m. , effective January 14, 2007 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: To amend some license fees to comply with the mandate that license fees cover the administrative cost of the license program.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-36-085.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-22-010 on October 20, 2006.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Change in term used of exercise person and pony person will be listed as exercise rider and pony rider for better description of duties.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: December 14, 2006.

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-05-039, filed 2/9/06, effective 3/12/06)

WAC 260-36-085   License and fingerprint fees.   The following are the license fees for any person actively participating in racing activities:


Apprentice jockey $((67.00)) 69.00
Assistant trainer $((31.00)) 32.00
Association employee -- management $21.00
Association employee -- hourly/seasonal $11.00
Association volunteer nonpaid No fee
Authorized agent $21.00
Clocker $21.00
Exercise rider $((67.00)) 69.00
Groom $21.00
Honorary licensee $11.00
Jockey agent $((67.00)) 69.00
Jockey $((67.00)) 69.00
Other $21.00
Owner $((67.00)) 69.00
Pony ((person)) rider $((67.00)) 69.00
Service employee $21.00
Spouse groom $21.00
Stable license $((41.00)) 42.00
Trainer $((67.00)) 69.00
Vendor $((103.00)) 106.00
Veterinarian $((103.00)) 106.00

The license fee for multiple licenses ((shall)) may not exceed $((103.00)) 106.00, except persons applying for owner, veterinarian or vendor license ((shall)) must pay the license fee established for each of these licenses.

The following are examples of how this section applies:

Example one - A person applies for the following licenses: Trainer ($((67.00)) 69.00), exercise ((person)) rider ($((67.00)) 69.00), and pony ((person)) rider ($((67.00)) 69.00). The total license fee for these multiple licenses would only be $((103.00)) 106.00.

Example two - A person applies for the following licenses: Owner ($((67.00)) 69.00), trainer ($((67.00)) 69.00) and exercise ((person)) rider ($((67.00)) 69.00). The total cost of the trainer and exercise ((person)) rider license would be $((103.00)) 106.00. The cost of the owner license ($((67.00)) 69.00) would be added to the maximum cost of multiple licenses ($((103.00)) 106.00) ((to determine the)) for a total license fee of $((170.00)) 175.00.

Example three - A person applies for the following licenses: Owner ($((67.00)) 69.00), vendor ($((103.00)) 106.00), and exercise ((person)) rider ($((67.00)) 69.00). The license fees for owner ($((67.00)) 69.00) and vendor ($((103.00)) 106.00) are both added to the license fee for exercise ((person)) rider ($((67.00)) 69.00) for a total license fee of $((237.00)) 244.00.

In addition to the above fees, a $10.00 fee will be added to cover the costs of conducting a fingerprint-based background check. The background check fee will be assessed only once annually per person regardless of whether the person applies for more than one type of license in that year.

The commission ((shall)) will review license and fingerprint fees annually to determine if they need to be adjusted to comply with RCW 67.16.020.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. 06-05-039, 260-36-085, filed 2/9/06, effective 3/12/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020. 04-24-019, 260-36-085, filed 11/22/04, effective 12/23/04.]

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