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House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Indiana horse racing commission. Requires the Indiana horse racing commission (IHRC) to adopt rules establishing the confidentiality of personal information on license applications. Prohibits a veterinarian appointed by the IHRC or employed by a permit holder from providing treatment, except in case of emergency, for a horse of the same breed registered for racing on the track of the veterinarian's employment, and prohibits an owner or trainer from paying compensation to a veterinarian for prohibited treatment. Provides that the IHRC may suspend an individual following a positive test of a horse for a foreign substance, abnormal levels of a natural Indiana horse racing commission. Requires the Indiana horse racing commission (IHRC) to adopt rules establishing the confidentiality of personal information on license applications. Prohibits a veterinarian appointed by the IHRC or employed by a permit holder from providing treatment, except in case of emergency, for a horse of the same breed registered for racing on the track of the veterinarian's employment, and prohibits an owner or trainer from paying compensation to a veterinarian for prohibited treatment. Provides that the IHRC may suspend an individual following a positive test of a horse for a foreign substance, abnormal levels of a natural substance, or impermissible medications. Authorizes the IHRC to approve and accept proof of financial responsibility from a permit holder before the beginning of a horse racing meeting in an alternative manner to posting a bond. Changes references to the secretary of the IHRC to the executive director of the IHRC. Provides for the testing of biological samples other than the blood, urine, and saliva of a horse. Authorizes the IHRC to establish accounts within the gaming integrity fund as necessary to efficiently pay expenses incurred in the testing of biological samples. Makes technical corrections. ... View more