CHAPTER 31

DELAWARE HARNESS RACING COMMISSION RESPECTING PARI MUTUEL AND TOTALIZATOR POOLS

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED, "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION, CONTROL AND LICENSING OF HARNESS RACING IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE", BEING CHAPTER 303, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1944-45, RELATING TO COMMISSIONS ON PARI MUTUEL OR TOTALIZATOR POOLS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Section 15 of Chapter 303, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1944-45, be amended by striking out and repealing all of the eighth paragraph thereof as the same appears on Pages 1148 and 1149 of Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1944-45, and substituting in lieu thereof a new paragraph as follows:

The Delaware Harness Racing Commission shall authorize commissions on pari mutuel or totalizator pools to the person, association or corporation operating a harness race meeting, which said commissions shall be a sum equal to ten and one-half percent (101/2%) of the total contributions to all pari mutuel and totalizator pools conducted or made at said harness race meeting, and every harness race at said meeting, plus the odd cents of all re-distributions to be made on all pari mutuel or totalizator pool contributions exceeding the sum equal to the next lowest multiple of five, such odd cents to be calculated upon the basis of each dollar wagered.

Approved February 11, 1947.