WSR 00-03-091

PROPOSED RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed January 19, 2000, 11:31 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 99-22-021.

Title of Rule: WAC 260-52-060 Camera and photographs.

Purpose: Bring into conformance with model rules, update.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.040.

Summary: Update language to include new technologies.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Bruce Batson, Olympia, Washington, (360) 459-6462.

Name of Proponent: Washington Horse Racing Commission, governmental.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: To add language to existing rule to allow use of new technologies. Bring into conformance with model rules.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Adds language to allow use of new technologies.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The changes will not affect more than 20% or less than 10% of the population. A small business economic impact statement was not prepared.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Doubletree Hotel at SeaTac, 18740 Pacific Highway South, Seattle, WA, on February 26, 2000, at 10:00 a.m.

Submit Written Comments to: Bruce Batson, Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 7912 Martin Way, Suite D, Olympia, 98516, fax (360) 459-6461, by February 25, 2000.

Date of Intended Adoption: February 26, 2000.

January 19, 2000

Bruce Batson

Executive Secretary

by Patty Sorby


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Rule 203, filed 1/30/67)

WAC 260-52-060
Camera and photographs.

(1) On all tracks proper cameras shall be installed as an aid to the stewards, placing and patrol judges, however, in all cases, the cameras are merely an aid and the decisions of the ((judges)) stewards are to be final. The photograph or video image of each finish shall be posted in at least one conspicuous place as promptly as possible after each race where a photo finish occurs.

(2) The association shall keep on file for the duration of the meeting each plate or film or tape of each race for reference or reproduction upon request of the commission.

[Rule 203, filed 1/30/67; Rules 203 and 204, filed 4/21/61.]

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