WSR 06-12-065

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed June 5, 2006, 10:38 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-16 WAC, Special types of races.

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Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Many of the sections in this chapter are outdated and no longer applicable. The commission intends to repeal and amend sections in this chapter and establish new sections where applicable.

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 J. Lopez, Administrative Services Manager, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, rlopez@whrc.state.wa.us.

June 2, 2006

R. M. Leichner

Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office