09.10.04 - Maryland Racing Commission - Final Regulations
FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 46, ISSUE 15,
FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019
Subtitle 10 RACING COMMISSION
Business Regulation Article, §11-210, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Final Action
On June 27, 2019, the Maryland Racing Commission adopted amendments to Regulation .08 under COMAR 09.10.04 General. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 46:10 Md. R. 494 (May 10, 2019), has been adopted as proposed.
Effective Date: July 29, 2019.
MICHAEL J. ALGEO
Maryland Racing Commission
A. An association holding racing or operating a training center under the jurisdiction of the Commission shall:
(1) — (4) (text unchanged).
(5) Adopt, have posted, and implement a protocol for education, evaluation, diagnosis, and management of concussion of jockeys which shall be approved by the regulatory authority;
(6) Have available a medical professional trained in evaluating and administering the most current Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT);
(7) Establish a return-to-ride guideline in order to clear a jockey who has been concussed, or is believed to have been concussed, once the jockey is declared fit-to-ride by a medical professional authorized to do so;
(8) Require each jockey to acknowledge in writing that they have been made aware of the concussion protocols in place for the facility at which they are riding;
[(5)] (9) — [(9)] (13) (text unchanged)
B. — F. (text unchanged)