PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Rule to outline the process the commission will use to promulgate an equitable distribution formula to calculate owners bonus funds to comply with RCW 67.16.102(1).
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: RCW 67.16.102(1) mandates that prior to the commencement of each race meet the commission shall promulgate an equitable distribution formula from which owners bonus funds will be awarded.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Robert M. Leichner, Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461.
October 10, 2003
R. M. Leichner