WSR 12-14-026

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed June 25, 2012, 3:16 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-48 WAC, Mutuels.

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 (WHRC) is contemplating giving the association authority to cancel mutuel pools in the event that a minus pool would be created.

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, WHRC, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, doug.moore@whrc.state.wa.us.

June 25, 2012

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office