PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-24-580 Starter and assistant starters.
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 contemplating requiring any [one] acting as an assistant starter to wear an approved safety helmet.
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, WHRC, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, email@example.com.
August 13, 2012
Douglas L. Moore
Deputy Executive Secretary