WSR 06-17-048

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed August 9, 2006, 9:09 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Public records, to amend or repeal sections in chapter 260-08 WAC dealing with public records and possibly establishing a new chapter in Title 260 WAC to adopt the applicable portions of the model rules of the Public Records Act.

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: Meet the legislative intent to conform to the model rules on public records adopted by the attorney general for use by other agencies.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Adoption of the applicable portions of chapter 44-14 WAC, Public Records Act -- Model rules.

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.

R. J. Lopez

Deputy Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office