WSR 05-15-027

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed July 8, 2005, 2:18 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-48-800 Parimutuel wagering pools.

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 adopt the language from the model rule on net pool price calculation, which the current rule (WAC 260-48-800) does not contain.

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, rlopez@whrc.state.wa.us.

July 7, 2005

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office