WSR 08-02-040

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 26, 2007, 8:18 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-70-640 Permitted medication.

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 consider amending this section to adjust the threshold concentrations for the approved nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).

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, rlopez@whrc.state.wa.us.

December 26, 2007

R. J. Lopez

Deputy Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office