WSR 02-13-139

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 19, 2002, 11:54 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Legislation changes to the Professional Boxing, Martial Arts, and Wrestling Act, chapter 67.08 RCW, allowing a chiropractor to now be a licensed official at boxing, kickboxing, or martial arts events. Updates to chapters 36-12, 36-13, and 36-14 WAC regulating boxing, wrestling and martial arts.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.08.017 and 67.08.105.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To set new licensing fees for the chiropractor license and to set new fees to be paid by the promoter to the chiropractor. To amend, repeal or retain current rules, which may no longer be needed or need further written clarification as per the governor's directive on state rules review.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Industry request.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Randy Renfrow, Professional Athletics Section, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507-9026, phone (360) 664-6644, fax (360) 570-4956.

June 18, 2002

Randy Renfrow

Licensing Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office