CHAPTER 58

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 30

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO HARNESS RACING.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Chapter 100, Title 3, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section to read as follows:

"§ 10049. Fraudulent Written Statements.

Whoever makes a false written statement which he/she knows to be false or does not know to be true in a written document filed with, registered or recorded in or otherwise a part of the records of the Delaware Harness Racing Commission, the Commission's designee, or a licensee conducting a harness racing meet under this chapter shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor as defined in Title 11."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 100, Title 3, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section to read as follows:

"§10050. Fraudulent Certificate of Registration or eligibility documents, Class G felony

Notwithstanding the provisions of §10049 of this chapter, whoever makes a false written statement which he/she knows to be false or does not know to be true in a Certificate of Registration issued by the United States Trotting Association, in any application for such a Certificate of Registration, or in any eligibility documents issued by the United States Trotting Association shall be guilty of a class G felony as defined in Title 11."

Approved June 16, 1997