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09.10.01 - Maryland Racing Commission - Final Regulations

FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 46, ISSUE 15,
FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019

Subtitle 10 RACING COMMISSION

09.10.01 Thoroughbred Rules

Business Regulation Article, §11-210, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Final Action
[19-085-F]

On June 27, 2019, the Maryland Racing Commission adopted amendments to Regulation .23 under COMAR 09.10.01 Thoroughbred Rules. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 46:10 Md. R. 493—494 (May 10, 2019), has been adopted as proposed.

Effective Date: July 29, 2019.

MICHAEL J. ALGEO
Chairman
Maryland Racing Commission

.23 Apprentice Jockey.
  A. Licensure.
    (1) An individual may be granted an original apprentice jockey license and an apprentice certificate by the stewards if the individual:
      (a) — (d) (text unchanged)
      (e) [Upon the request of the stewards, provides proof of:
        (i) Minimum 20/20 visual acuity, corrected or uncorrected, in one eye; and
        (ii) Physical fitness to ride] Passed, within the previous 12 months, a physical examination given by a licensed physician affirming fitness to participate as a jockey, including a baseline concussion test using the most current Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) testing protocol;
      (f) — (g) (text unchanged)
    (2) The results of the physical examination and the baseline test shall be provided by the jockey to the stewards or their designee.
    (3) The stewards or their designee may require that any jockey be reexamined.
    (4) The stewards may refuse to allow a jockey to ride pending completion of such examination.

    [(2)] (5) (text unchanged)
  A-1. — C. (text unchanged)