PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-49 WAC, Advance deposit wagering.
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: In 2004 a new chapter on advance deposit wagering was added to TITLE 260 WAC to establish rules for a new form of parimutuel wagering authorized under RCW 67.16.260. The commission is beginning rule making to address the need to amend certain sections in this chapter.
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, email@example.com.
September 23, 2008
R. J. Lopez