PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 39, ISSUE 18,
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
Subtitle 10 RACING COMMISSION
09.10.02 Harness Racing
Authority: Business Regulation Article,§11-210; Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Maryland Racing Commission proposes to amend Regulation .43 under
COMAR 09.10.02 Harness Racing. This action was considered by the Maryland Racing Commission at a public meeting
held on July 17, 2012, notice of which was given pursuant to State Government Article, §10-506(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to clarify the eligibility of a horse for the Foaled Stakes program.
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 October 15, 2012. 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 October
16, 2012 at 12:30 p.m., at Laurel Park, Maryland.
.43 Foaled Stakes Program.
A. — B. (text unchanged)
C. Eligibility for Registration.
(1) A horse may be registered with the Advisory Committee if:
(a) (text unchanged)
(b) At least one of the following conditions is met:
(i) — (ii) (text unchanged)
(iii) The horse was conceived [in Maryland] during the previous season by the horse’s dam being covered by a Maryland stallion
registered with the Advisory Committee, or
(iv) (text unchanged)
(2) — (4) (text unchanged)
D. — V. (text unchanged)
J. MICHAEL HOPKINS