WSR 02-22-023

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed October 28, 2002, 11:30 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: New rule in chapter 260-32 WAC, Jockeys, apprentices and agents.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.16.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Specify guidelines controlling the use of communications devices in the jockey's room.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and industry input and public comment.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Robert M. Leichner, Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461.

October 25, 2002

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office