PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-12-180 Safety equipment and 260-28-230 Trainer -- Duty to register personnel -- Occupational licenses -- Safety equipment.
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 260-12-180 to require safety equipment to be approved by the American Society for Testing and Materials rather than the commission. To amend WAC 260-28-230 to remove references to safety equipment being approved by the commission and to better clarify the trainer's responsibilities related to licensing of his/her employees.
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 23, 2005
R. J. Lopez
Administrative Services Manager