WSR 02-01-091

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 17, 2001, 10:21 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-70-650 Furosemide (lasix).

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: Medication has had a brand name change to salix. Update rules to reflect this change.

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 veterinarians.

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