WSR 03-03-041

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed January 10, 2003, 11:43 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: January 9, 2003.

Purpose: Adopt rule outlining the duties and responsibilities of the executive secretary of the Washington Horse Racing Commission.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-21-022 on October 9, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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.

January 9, 2003

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary


NEW SECTION
WAC 260-08-595   Role of the commission and the executive secretary.   The horse racing commission shall appoint an executive secretary who shall act as the chief operating officer for the agency. The executive secretary shall be responsible for the implementation of policies and to enforce rules of the commission. He/she shall also be responsible to carry out the administrative details and the day-to-day operation of the agency, to include the achievement of performance goals and objectives established by the commission and to administrate the agency's budget. The executive secretary shall also act as the appointing authority for agency staff, and as such has the authority and responsibility to hire, promote, assign work, determine duty stations, evaluate, take corrective action, and, where appropriate terminate staff. The executive secretary shall also be responsible to enter into contracts and agreements, and to exercise such other management oversight, decision-making and administrative action that are necessary to achieve agency mission and goals.

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