WSR 06-17-035

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed August 8, 2006, 8:28 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-44 WAC, Weights and equipment.

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: All sections in this chapter are under review as part of the agency's continuing effort of regulatory reform to adopt the model rules of racing and write rules in clear language so that they are clearly 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