WSR 06-17-028

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed August 7, 2006, 3:08 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: New chapter 260-37 WAC, entitled National racing compact.

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 state of Washington is member of the live horse racing compact (national racing compact) as outlined in chapter 67.17 RCW. Currently, the commission has no rules to recognize or address issues related to the national racing compact.

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.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Robert J. Lopez, Administrative Services Manager, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, rlopez@whrc.state.wa.us.

August 7, 2006

R. J. Lopez

Deputy Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office