WSR 12-05-058

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed February 15, 2012, 9:32 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 260 WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.16.020.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Washington horse racing commission is contemplating rule making to allow for greater flexibility in licensing syndicates and stables with large ownership bases.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Douglas L. Moore, Deputy Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, doug.moore@whrc.state.wa.us.

February 15, 2012

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office