WSR 07-03-011

PROPOSED RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed January 4, 2007, 11:28 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-17-029.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 260-48-540 Advance wagering.

Hearing Location(s): Auburn City Council Chambers, 25 West Main, Auburn, WA 98001, on March 8, 2007, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 8, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, e-mail dmoore@whrc.state.wa.us, fax (360) 459-6461, by March 5, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Sorby by March 6, 2007, TTY (360) 459-6462.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To repeal the advance wagering chapter.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Allows associations to accept wagers on races when made available by the tote companies rather than restricting them to one hour to post.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Washington horse racing commission, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462; Implementation and Enforcement: Robert Leichner, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

January 4, 2007

Douglas L. Moore

Management Analyst

OTS-9477.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 260-48-540 Advance wagering.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office