WSR 00-20-029

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed September 27, 2000, 11:56 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: September 18, 2000.

Purpose: Remove language referring to length of delay before transmission of race results.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-72-020 Transmission of race results.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-13-005 on June 8, 2000.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

September 27, 2000

Bruce Batson

Executive Secretary


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 94-04-003, filed 1/20/94)

WAC 260-72-020
Transmission of race results.

(1) No association licensed by this commission shall knowingly transmit or allow to be transmitted by telephone, telegraph, teletype, semaphore, signal device, radio, television or other method of electrical, manual or visual communication from the enclosure of its track the result of any race until ((at least fifteen minutes after)) said race is declared official((, with the exception of the final race of the program)): Provided, however, associations licensed by this commission may allow radio or television broadcasts of racing programs upon approval of the commission, as stipulated in WAC 260-72-030.

(2) A racing association may seek approval to broadcast its races for the purpose of satellite wagering as authorized in RCW 67.16.200 Satellite locations -- Parimutuel wagering. The association shall ensure that the audio-visual signal of such broadcast shall be encrypted or manipulated to mask the original video content of the signal and so cause such signal to be indecipherable and unrecognizable to any unauthorized receiver.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.040. 94-04-003, 260-72-020, filed 1/20/94, effective 2/20/94; Rules of racing, 385, filed 4/21/61.]

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