WSR 09-19-066

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed September 14, 2009, 10:34 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-14-040 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: The commission is contemplating amending this section regarding the prohibitions on wagering by commissioners, employees, and the spouses of commissioners and employees.

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, Executive 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.

September 10, 2009

R. J. Lopez

Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office