WSR 14-11-041
[Filed May 15, 2014, 9:45 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 36-14 WAC, Professional and amateur martial arts.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 67.08.017 and 43.24.023.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department will be reviewing the WACs for effectiveness, clarity, intent, and statutory authority. This includes amending the current rules to ensure amateur mixed martial arts events have an ambulance/paramedical unit and physician on site to be current with industry safety standards.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Development of rules will be made by holding industry stakeholder workshops, through e-mail, and direct mailings to licensees and interested parties.
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Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cameron Dalmas, Combative Sports Program, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507, phone (360) 664-6643, e-mail, fax (360) 664-2550. Additional information will be posted on the combative sports program web site as it becomes available at
May 15, 2014
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator