WSR 10-22-086

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed November 1, 2010, 11:40 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-34 WAC, Drug and alcohol testing of licensees.

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 is contemplating amending the drug and alcohol testing procedure to allow for oral fluids to be used in prescreen testing. This would allow for ease in the drug and alcohol program and be more convenient for licensees when testing is required.

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.

November 1, 2010

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office