PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HORSE RACING COMMISSION
[Filed August 24, 2020, 9:55 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 260-24-550 Official veterinarian.
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: To remove language that requires an official veterinarian employed by the commission's requirement to hold a Washington state veterinarian license.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The Washington state department of health. An RCW exists that allows [states] veterinarians employed by the state are not required to hold a Washington state veterinarian's license.
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, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516, phone 360-450-6462, fax 360-450-6461, TTY 360-450-6462, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.whrc.wa.gov; or Amanda Benton, 6326 Martin Way, Suite 209, Olympia, WA 98516, phone 360-450-6462, fax 360-450-6461, TTY 360-450-6462, email email@example.com, website www.whrc.wa.gov.
August 24, 2020
Douglas L. Moore