WSR 00-06-072

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed March 1, 2000, 8:50 a.m. ]

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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

Bruce Batson

Executive Secretary


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Rules of racing, filed 4/21/61)

WAC 260-28-230
Trainer -- Duty to register personnel -- Occupational licenses -- Safety ((helmets)) equipment.

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.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office