PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-24-510 Stewards.
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: To amend WAC 260-24-510 to clarify the authority of the stewards related to recent policy changes of the commission, to eliminate confusion over the jockey's lists versus a stewards conference, to establish the final authority if less than three stewards are present in the steward's stand during a race, to better define the reporting requirements of the stewards, and to make other minor adjustments to the language of this rule as may be necessary.
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 J. Lopez, Administrative Services Manager, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 19, 2004
R. J. Lopez
Administrative Services Manager