WSR 06-24-020

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed November 29, 2006, 11:15 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-40 WAC, Entries, starts, declarations, and scratches.

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 chapter 260-40 WAC to reflect current practice and adhere, where applicable to the ARCI model rules.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and agency study.

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

November 29, 2006

Douglas L. Moore

Management Analyst

Washington State Code Reviser's Office