WSR 12-09-038

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed April 12, 2012, 3:08 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-32-400 Jockey agents -- Powers and duties.

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 restriction on jockey's agents owning horses. Jockey agents would be allowed to own with certain restrictions to ensure the integrity of the race is maintained.

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 12, 2012

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office