PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: To amend the rules of racing in Title 260 WAC to increase license and registration fees to capture the true cost of administration.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.16.020.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The current license and registration fees fail to cover the true cost of administration as required in RCW 67.16.020(1).
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.
October 16, 2003
R. M. Leichner