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09.10.03 - 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

09.10.03 Prohibited Acts

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

Notice of Proposed Action
[19-051-P]

The Maryland Racing Commission proposes to amend Regulation .04 under COMAR 09.10.03 Prohibited Acts. This action was considered by the Maryland Racing Commission at a public meeting held on December 13, 2018.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to amend COMAR to conform to national uniformity.

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.

.04 Drug Prohibition — Horses.
  A. Other than Lasix administered in accordance with the regulations in this chapter, an individual may not administer, cause to be administered, participate, or attempt to participate in any way in the administration of any drug or medication to a horse:
    (1) During the 24-hour period before the scheduled post time for the [first] race [of the program] in which the horse is to participate; and
    (2) (text unchanged)
  B.—G. (text unchanged)

J. MICHAEL HOPKINS
Executive Director
Racing Commission