WSR 07-03-134

PROPOSED RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed January 23, 2007, 10:24 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-17-028.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 260-37 WAC, National racing compact.

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: Add a new chapter to allow the WHRC to participate [in] the national racing compact.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Allows licensees who have obtained a national license to use that application to receive a WHRC license by paying the appropriate license fees. Also authorizes required payment arrangements between the WHRC and the national racing compact committee.

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 23, 2007

Douglas L. Moore

Management Analyst

OTS-9510.2

Chapter 260-37 WAC

LIVE HORSE RACING COMPACT


NEW SECTION
WAC 260-37-010   Use of compact committee license -- Fee.   (1) A person holding a valid compact committee license issued under chapter 67.17 RCW who intends to participate in horse racing in Washington must pay a fee for the use of the compact committee license equal to the cost of the same type of license listed in WAC 260-36-085. The fee will be paid to the compact committee, which will forward any such fees collected to the commission at least monthly.

(2) A person holding a valid compact committee license is exempt from paying the fingerprint fee listed in WAC 260-36-085.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 260-37-020   Payment of compact committee license use fee.   The compact committee designated in chapter 67.17 RCW is authorized to make payments to the commission on a monthly payment basis for the license fees charged by the commission to persons for use of their compact committee license.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 260-37-030   Compact licensees bound by rules.   All requirements of TITLE 260 WAC are applicable to persons holding a compact committee license, except where incompatible with the intent of chapter 67.17 RCW.

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