WSR 06-17-031

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed August 7, 2006, 3:53 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-84 WAC, Penalties.

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: To amend and update the penalty matrixes in WAC 260-84-060, drug and alcohol penalties for licenses in WAC 260-84-065, penalties for prohibited practices in WAC 260-84-130, and any other nonequine medication penalties necessary of [to] obtain compliance with the rules of racing.

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