WSR 08-01-054

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 13, 2007, 1:50 p.m. , effective January 13, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: To amend WAC 260-20-160 to require all racing associations to have a properly equipped medical aid vehicle staffed with two emergency medical technicians during racing and to require Class A and B racing association to have a first aid room with at least two beds and other appropriate equipment.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-20-160.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 07-21-074 on October 15, 2007.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: December 13, 2007.

R. J. Lopez

Deputy Secretary

OTS-9776.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Rules of racing, filed 4/21/61)

WAC 260-20-160   ((Ambulances.)) Medical aid.   ((Racing associations shall furnish and maintain both a man ambulance and a horse ambulance each day that their tracks may be opened for racing or exercising horses, equipped and ready for immediate duty.)) (1) Racing associations must provide a vehicle properly equipped and staffed with two emergency medical technicians, one hour before post time until the last race is official, each day the track is open for racing.

(2) Class A or B racing associations must also provide a first-aid room equipped with at least two beds and other appropriate equipment.

[Rules of racing, 329, filed 4/21/61.]

Washington State Code Reviser's Office