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09.10.02 - Racing Commission - Pending Regulations

 

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 40, ISSUE 24,
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013

Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Subtitle 10 RACING COMMISSION

09.10.02 Harness Racing

Authority: Business Regulation Article, §§11-210, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Proposed Action
[13-391-P]

The Maryland Racing Commission proposes to amend Regulations .08 under COMAR 09.10.02 Harness Racing.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to provide for a claim to be voided in the event a horse dies or is euthanized on the track.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

The proposed action has no economic impact.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to J. Michael Hopkins, Executive Director, Maryland Racing Commission, 300 East Towsontown Blvd., Towson, MD 21286, or call 410-296-9682, or email to mhopkins@dllr.state.md.us, or fax to 410-296-9687. Comments will be accepted through January 10, 2014. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

Open Meeting

Final action on the proposal will be considered by the Maryland Racing Commission during a public meeting to be held on January 21, 2014, at 12:30 p.m., at Laurel Park, Laurel, MD 20725.

.08 Claiming.
  A. — F. (text unchanged)
  G. A claim shall be voided if a horse is a starter and the horse:
    (1) Dies on the racetrack; or
    (2) Suffers an injury which requires the euthanasia of the horse, as determined by a State veterinarian, while the horse is on the racetrack.

J. MICHAEL HOPKINS
Executive Director