HB0965 (CH0727)

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2016 Regular Session



The Maryland International and Preakness Stakes Incentive Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Delegate Walker


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 727

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland International thoroughbred race; providing that the Maryland International is a Grade 1 stakes race run on a turf track; providing for the funding of the purse for the Maryland International beginning on July 1, 2017; providing that money from the State Lottery Fund be distributed as part of a bonus award program for Maryland-bred or-sired horses running in the Preakness Stakes in fiscal year 2017; providing that specified funds from the State Lottery Fund be distributed to pay for specified sporting events; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Walker, Hornberger, and Metzgar
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingFinance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Horse Racing
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, State
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Stadium Authority
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
(11-402, 11-403, 11-522.1)
Article - State Government

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October 24, 2017 5:03 P.M.