WSR 12-22-081



[ Filed November 7, 2012, 11:44 a.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 260-34 WAC, Drug and alcohol testing of licensees, WAC 260-84-065 Licensees--Drug and alcohol penalties.

     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 (WHRC) is considering amending current drug and alcohol testing and penalties to comply with the passage of I-502 legalizing marijuana.

     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, WHRC, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, phone (360) 459-6462, fax (360) 459-6461,

November 7, 2012

Douglas L. Moore

Deputy Executive Secretary