WSR 06-16-014

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed July 21, 2006, 10:13 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-36 WAC.

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: The agency and the industry are reviewing the collection of industrial insurance premiums required under RCW 51.16.210, which the commission is required to collect under RCW 67.16.300. As a result of this review, the commission anticipates the need to amend existing or adopt new sections in chapter 260-36 WAC.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of labor and industries.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and 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 21, 2006

R. J. Lopez

Deputy Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office