CHAPTER 233

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 28, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO HARNESS RACING BY GRANTING THE DELAWARE HARNESS RACING COMMISSION JURISDICTION AND POWER OVER ALL DRIVERS, GROOMS, OWNERS, AND THEIR EMPLOYEES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 504, Chapter 5, Title 28, Delaware Code is amended by adding a new sentence at the end thereof to read as follows:

The Commission shall possess all necessary powers and duties to regulate the conduct of all grooms, drivers and owners and their employees, of all harness racing horses entered or to be entered, in any harness racing meet authorized by the Commission under this Chapter. For this purpose, the said Commission may promulgate and prescribe such rules and regulations as it may deem proper and necessary.

Section 2. § 526, Chapter 5, Title 28, Delaware Code is amended by adding a new sentence at the end thereof to read as follows:

All grooms, drivers and owners and their employees of any horses entered, or to be entered, in any harness racing meet licensed under this Chapter, shall be subject to said rules and regulations prescribed as aforesaid by the said United States Trotting Association. Said rules of the United States Trotting Association may be modified or abrogated by the Commission upon giving the United States Trotting Association an opportunity to be heard.

Approved March 14, 1960.