WSR 08-20-073

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed September 26, 2008, 10:32 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-40-040 Making entries and nominations.

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 commission is contemplating incorporating language from an existing policy/interpretive statement into this section, and then repealing the policy statement.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

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, Deputy Secretary, 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.

September 26, 2008

R. J. Lopez

Deputy Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office