WSR 11-20-053



[ Filed September 30, 2011, 8:47 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-32-040 Jockey may not be owner or trainer.

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 Washington horse racing commission is contemplating amending the restriction on jockeys owning horses. Jockeys would be allowed to own with certain restrictions to ensure the integrity of the race is maintained.

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,

September 30, 2011

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office