WSR 16-02-068
[Filed January 4, 2016, 10:48 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-20-016.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 260-28-100 Change of trainers.
Hearing Location(s): Auburn City Council Chambers, 25 West Main, Auburn, WA 98002, on February 12, 2016, at 9:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: February 12, 2016.
Submit Written Comments to: Douglas L. Moore, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516-5578, e-mail, fax (360) 459-6461, by February 12, 2016.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Brown by February 10, 2016, TTY (360) 459-6462.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Adds a time frame in which a trainer may reassume responsibility of a horse that has been transferred to another trainer.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: This is to control the "transfer of a horse" from one trainer to another to circumvent the maximum number of entries that a trainer may have in an overnight race.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.020.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: [Washington 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.
January 4, 2016
Douglas L. Moore
Executive Secretary
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 07-07-007, filed 3/8/07, effective 4/8/07)
WAC 260-28-100 Change of trainers.
(1) If an owner changes trainers, he/she must notify the racing commission within seventy-two hours. This form must be signed by the new trainer acknowledging that he/she accepts responsibility for the horse or horses, and by the previous trainer to release any obligations in connection with the horse or horses.
(2) Following a transfer of trainers, the horse may not be transferred back to the original trainer for a minimum of thirty days without approval of the board of stewards.