WSR 05-09-006

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed April 7, 2005, 8:50 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-40 WAC, Entries, starts, declarations and scratches.

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 provisions in chapter 260-40 WAC to include provisions for (1) enter to run, and (2) ability of the commission to enforce the eligibility conditions of a race as published in the condition book.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

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, rlopez@whrc.state.wa.us.

April 6, 2005

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office