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
09.10.01 Thoroughbred Rules
Authority: Business Regulation Article, §11-210, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Maryland Racing Commission proposes to amend Regulation .07 under COMAR 09.10.01 Thoroughbred Rules.
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
Boulevard, Towson, MD 21286, or call 410-296-9682, or email to
firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-296-9687.
Comments will be accepted through January 10, 2014. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
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.
A. — G. (text unchanged)
H. [Unless] Except as provided in §H-1 of this regulation,
unless there is a violation of this regulation by the claimant, or the stewards determine that a horse was improperly entered:
(1) — (2) (text unchanged)
H-1. A claim shall be voided if a horse is a starter and the
(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.
I. — R. (text unchanged)
J. MICHAEL HOPKINS