WSR 10-12-086

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed June 1, 2010, 9:43 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-36-085 License and fingerprint fees.

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 Washington horse racing commission (WHRC) is required to collect license fees to cover the cost of the licensing program as listed in RCW 67.16.020(1). The last fee increase was in 2009 and under authority of ESHB 1244 the WHRC is authorized to increase license and fingerprint fees as needed to support the cost of the licensing program.

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 Douglas L. Moore, Deputy Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, doug.moore@whrc.state.wa.us.

June 1, 2010

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office