WSR 13-23-044
[Filed November 15, 2013, 8:35 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 13-17-025.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 260-28-020 Stable names.
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 allow stable names that may be construed as being used for advertising purposes.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The [This] intends to remove the restriction allowing stable names that may appear to be adverting [advertising] to be used.
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 07-07-007, filed 3/8/07, effective 4/8/07)
WAC 260-28-020 Stable names—Registration fees and restrictions.
Licensed owners and lessees may adopt a stable name subject to the approval of the stewards.
(1) Four or more owners are required to race under a stable name.
(2) The applicant must identify all persons using the stable name. Changes must be reported immediately to the ((stewards)) commission.
(3) Application for a stable name must include a designation of a managing owner and an address. Receipt of any correspondence, notice or order at such address will constitute official notice to all persons involved in the ownership of such horse.
(4) All persons with an ownership interest in the stable name must comply with all rules regarding licensing of owners.
(5) A person who has registered a stable name may cancel it upon written notice to the ((stewards)) commission.
(6) The stewards will not approve a stable name that has been registered by any other person with any association conducting a recognized race meeting.
(7) ((No stable name may be used, if in the judgment of the stewards, it is being used for advertising purposes.)) When applying for a stable name that may be deemed as being used for advertising purposes, the requestor may be required to provide documentation from the business or other entity that they have permission to use said name.
(8) A stable name must be clearly distinguishable from other stable names.