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§ 11-1302. Purposes

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: March 22, 2007

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Horse Racing (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 13. National Racing Compact (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 22, 2007
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 11-1302
§ 11-1302. Purposes
The purposes of this compact are to:
(1) derive uniform requirements among the party states for the licensure of participants in live horse racing with pari-mutuel wagering;
(2) ensure that all licensees pursuant to this compact meet a uniform minimum standard of honesty and integrity;
(3) facilitate the growth of the horse racing industry by simplifying the process for qualified applicants for a license to participate in live racing;
(4) reduce the cost incurred by each state and applicant from the separate licensing process conducted by each state that conducts live horse racing;
(5) authorize the Commission to participate in this compact;
(6) permit officials from the party states to participate in this compact;
(7) through the compact committee established by this compact, enter into contracts with governmental agencies and other persons to carry out the purposes of this compact; and
(8) establish the compact committee created by this compact as an interstate governmental entity duly authorized to request and receive criminal history record information from:
(i) the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
(ii) state and local authorities; and
(iii) foreign law enforcement agencies.

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Added by Acts 2006, c. 180, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006. Amended by Acts 2007, c. 5, § 1, eff. March 22, 2007.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 11-1302, MD BUS REG § 11-1302
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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