WSR 06-17-034

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed August 8, 2006, 8:17 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-36 WAC, Licenses.

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: License and fingerprint fees may need to be increased to comply with the mandate that the license fees cover the cost to administrative [administrate] the licensing program. In addition, the agency plans to continue its efforts towards regulatory reform and to write rules in clear language so they are easily understood by those they apply to.

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 8, 2006

R. J. Lopez

Deputy Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office