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09.10.01 - Racing Commission - Proposed Regulations

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 46, ISSUE 3,
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019

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
[19-050-P]

The Maryland Racing Commission proposes to repeal existing Regulation .64 and adopt new Regulation .64 under COMAR 09.10.01 Thouroughbred Rules. This action was considered by the Maryland Racing Commission during a public meeting held on December 13, 2018.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to provide for a written agreement between a majority of owners and trainers and a majority of jockeys riding in Maryland in determining the amount to be earned by a jockey riding a horse in a race.

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 mike.hopkins@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-296-9687. Comments will be accepted through March 15, 2019. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

.64 Jockey Fees.
Subject to the approval of the Commission, the amount earned by a jockey for finishing first, second, third, or unplaced shall be determined by a written agreement between the organizations that represent the majority of owners and trainers and a majority of jockeys riding in Maryland
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J. MICHAEL HOPKINS
Executive Director
Racing Commission