CHAPTER 297

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 28, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO HARNESS RACING.

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

Section 1. § 522 (c), Title 28, Delaware Code, is amended to read:

(c) The Commission shall, on or before the 15th day of January of each year, award all dates for harness horse racing in this State for the current year, but the dates so awarded, subject to the provisions hereinafter stated, shall not exceed 60 days in the aggregate for New Castle County, 40 days in the aggregate for Kent County and 40 days in the aggregate for Sussex County. The dates available for award to a particular county shall be used by the licensee in that county for racing in that county only. If the harness racing dates as applied for do not conflict with each other, the Commission shall award the dates applied for; but if the harness racing dates as applied for conflict with each other, then the racing dates awarded in any year for Kent County shall begin September 15th, or if that day falls on a Sunday, September 16th, and shall not conflict or overlap with the racing dates awarded to any other licensee.

Approved May 26, 1964.