WSR 17-12-106
[Filed June 7, 2017, 7:26 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 36-13 WAC, Professional wrestling.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: SHB 1420 New Section 2(4), RCW 67.08.017, 67.08.105, 43.24.086.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SHB 1420, an act relating to theatrical wrestling, was passed during the 2017 legislative session requiring the department to establish rules. We will develop and amend rules to establish licensing requirements and fees, and standards of practice for the new theatrical wrestling school license.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Development of rules will be made by holding industry stakeholder workshops, and through email and direct mailings to licensees and interested parties.
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Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cameron Dalmas, Combative Sports Program, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507, phone (360) 664-6643, fax (360) 664-2550, email Interested parties may send in their comments by mail, phone, fax, or email. Additional information will be posted on the combative sports program web site as it becomes available at
June 7, 2017
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator