WSR 13-23-043
[Filed November 15, 2013, 8:34 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 13-16-085.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 260-40-065 Multiple entries.
Hearing Location(s): Auburn City Council Chambers, 25 West Main, Auburn, WA 98002, on January 10, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: January 10, 2014.
Submit Written Comments to: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, e-mail, fax (360) 459-6461, by January 7, 2014.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Sorby by January 7, 2014, TTY (360) 459-6462.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To correct a formatting issue with the prior amendments.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: In 2010 an amendment was adopted allowing a trainer to enter more than two horses in certain races. A formatting mistake was made causing confusion on the original intent of the change and this amendment corrects that error.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: [Horse racing commission], governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, (360) 459-6462.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.
November 15, 2014 [2013]
Douglas L. Moore
Executive Secretary
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 10-10-017, filed 4/26/10, effective 5/27/10)
WAC 260-40-065 Multiple entries.
A trainer, owner, or authorized agent may not enter and start more than two horses of the same or separate ownership in a purse race or overnight event, except under the following conditions:
(1) Stake races;
(2) Races in which there are fees required to nominate or enter; and
(3) Allowance/optional claiming or maiden special weight races. In these races a trainer may not enter more than three horses. (((4))) The third entry may not exclude a single entry, or be allowed if there are less than seven entries received prior to the entry of the trainer's third horse.