Date of Adoption: January 26, 2000.
Purpose: Amend safety equipment to include wearing of safety vest by anyone on horseback.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-28-230 Trainer -- Duty to register personnel -- Occupational licenses -- Safety equipment.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.040.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-01-136 on December 20, 1999.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 28, 2000
Each trainer shall register with the racing commission every
person in his/her employ and ((
he shall)) be responsible for all
his/her employees securing occupational licenses.
He/she shall also be responsible for every jockey and
exercise boy)) all his/her employees wearing a safety helmet
and safety vest (( when exercising horses for him)) while on horse
back. The safety helmet and safety vest shall be of a type
approved by the commission and any changes in the helmet or the
vest must be approved in writing by the stewards.
[Rules of racing, § 286, filed 4/21/61.]
Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.