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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

09.10.04 General

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

Notice of Final Action
[19-082-F]

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
Chairman
Maryland Racing Commission

.08 Associations.
  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)