WSR 97-04-058

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION

[Filed February 4, 1997, 9:01 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-48 WAC, Mutuels.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.16.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To review and update rules regarding parimutuel wagering.

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 Bruce Batson, Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 7912 Martin Way, Suite D, Olympia, WA 98506, (360) 459-6462, FAX (360) 459-6461.

February 3, 1997

Bruce Batson

Executive Secretary

Legislature Code Reviser

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office