WSR 02-01-089

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 17, 2001, 10:15 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: New section to 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: Add a new section within the mutuels chapter to deal with a special future wager pool.

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; and industry 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, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461.

December 14, 2001

Bruce Batson

Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office