PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-72-050 Use of personal communication devices on the grounds.
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 considering rule making in WAC 260-72-050 to expand to areas of the grounds where the use of personal communication devices are to be prohibited.
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, Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, email@example.com.
July 13, 2009
R. J. Lopez