WSR 10-10-045

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed April 28, 2010, 1:15 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-52-040 Post to finish.

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 amend language on multiple disqualifications to allow a disqualified horse to regain its original position as long [as] it is not placed ahead of the horse that it interfered with.

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 Douglas L. Moore, Deputy Executive Secretary, Washington Horse Racing Commission, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461, doug.moore@whrc.state.wa.us.

April 28, 2010

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office