WSR 13-08-014

PROPOSED RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed March 25, 2013, 10:06 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 13-04-019.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 260-08-005 Horse racing commission -- Composition -- Duties.

Hearing Location(s): Auburn City Council Chambers, 25 West Main, Auburn, WA 98002, on June 14, 2013, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 14, 2013.

Submit Written Comments to: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, e-mail doug.moore@whrc.state.wa.us, fax (360) 459-6461, by June 11, 2013.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Sorby by June 11, 2013, TTY (360) 459-6462.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Needs to be amended to comply with RCW 67.16.020 which changed the number of commissioners from five to three.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To comply with statute.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: [Horse racing commission], governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

March 25, 2013

Douglas L. Moore

Executive Secretary

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-05-049, filed 2/14/05, effective 3/17/05)

WAC 260-08-005   Horse racing commission -- Composition -- Duties.   The horse racing commission, composed of ((five)) three members appointed by the governor, is responsible for licensing, regulating and supervising all horse racing meets in the state where the parimutuel system is used. The commission also approves and regulates satellite locations and simulcasting, and licenses and regulates advance deposit wagering. The commission functions through periodic public meetings and where required, conducts hearings in accordance with this chapter. Various commission employees, where required, assist the commission with the statutory duties and the enforcement of chapters 260-12 through 260-84 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. 05-05-049, 260-08-005, filed 2/14/05, effective 3/17/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.040. 93-24-019, 260-08-005, filed 11/19/93, effective 12/20/93. 260-08-005, filed 10/6/67.]