WSR 07-22-069

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed November 2, 2007, 1:09 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-36 WAC, Licenses.

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: To define the authority of the stewards in regards to their ability to revoke, suspend, or deny a license and to add appropriate penalties for failure to complete an application.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

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

November 2, 2007

Douglas L. Moore

Management Analyst

Washington State Code Reviser's Office