PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-14-101 Definitions.
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: In March 2002 the Washington Personnel Appeals Board (PAB) issued a decision in which a majority of commission employees were placed into classified positions. The definitions of "employee" and "regulatory" employee will need to be amended to meet with the PAB decision.
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