WSR 02-17-047

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed August 14, 2002, 4:32 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: New rule, role of commission and executive secretary.

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: Specify guidelines regarding the role of the commission commissioners and the role of the executive secretary relating to separation of duties.

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 Robert M. Leichner, Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461.

August 9, 2002

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office