Under existing law, horse racing operators are required to deduct a percentage of the moneys deposited in pari-mutuel pools for horse races
This bill would provide that takeout deducted by a racing operator shall be used for horse activities for Alabama-bred horses
This bill would create the Alabama Equine Commission and provide for the members, duties, responsibilities, compensation, and expenses of the commission
To amend Section 11-65-31 of the Code of Alabama 1975, relating to purses for horse races and greyhound races to provide that the takeout deducted by a racing operator shall be used for horse activities for Alabama bred horses; to establish the Alabama Equine Commission; to provide for the members, duties, responsibilities, compensation, and expenses of the commission; and to subject the commission to the Alabama Sunset Law.
|May 1, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Economic Development and Tourism|
|Bill Text||HB773 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|