WSR 11-09-086

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed April 20, 2011, 10:36 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-36-220 Industrial insurance premiums -- Additional premiums for exercise riders and 260-36-230 Short duration industrial insurance coverage.

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 received a request from the stakeholders to amend short duration industrial insurance coverage to attempt to attract more trainers and horses to Washington racing.

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.

April 20, 2011

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office