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09.10.01 - Racing Commission - Pending Regulations

 

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 41, ISSUE 9,
FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014

Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Subtitle 10 RACING COMMISSION

09.10.01 Thoroughbred Rules

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

Notice of Proposed Action
[14-112-P]

The Maryland Racing Commission proposes to amend Regulation .31 under COMAR 09.10.01 Thoroughbred Rules. This action was considered by the Maryland Racing Commission at a public meeting held on March 18, 2014, notice of which was given by publication in 41:5 Md. R. 362 (March 7, 2014), in accordance with State Government Article, §10-505(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to allow an apprentice weight allowance to be claimed at scratch time if the rider previously named for the horse is not available, and to prohibit the claiming of an apprentice allowance after the close of entries if no rider was named at the time of entry.

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 Boulevard, Towson, MD 21286, or call 410-296-9682, or email to mike.hopkins@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-296-9687. Comments will be accepted through June 13, 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 June 17, 2014, at 12:30 p.m., at Laurel Park, Laurel, Maryland 20725.

.31 Penalties and Allowances.
  A. — B. (text unchanged)
  C. Weight allowance[, excluding apprentice allowance,] shall be claimed at the time of overnight entry and shall be the responsibility of the trainer. 
  D. An apprentice allowance may be claimed at scratch time if the named rider is unable to fulfill their engagement. 
  E. An apprentice allowance may not be claimed at scratch time if no rider was named at the time of overnight entry.

  [D.] F.[R.] T.(text unchanged)

J. MICHAEL HOPKINS
Executive Director