2014 California Code
Business and Professions Code - BPC
DIVISION 8 - SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 4 - Horse Racing
ARTICLE 9 - Wagering
19596.21

CA Bus & Prof Code § 19596.21 (2014) What's This?

(a) In addition to the authorizations to accept wagers on out-of-state and out-of-country races pursuant to Sections 19596.2 and 19596.3 and in any other provision of law, during calendar periods when a thoroughbred association or another fair in the northern zone and the Humboldt County Fair simultaneously conduct live race meetings, the Humboldt County Fair and a thoroughbred association in the southern zone when conducting a live race meeting may accept wagers on days when live races are being run on the results of not more than eight out-of-state thoroughbred horse races, if all of the following conditions are met:

(1) The authorization complies with federal laws, including, but not limited to, Chapter 57 (commencing with Section 3001) of Title 15 of the United States Code.

(2) The Humboldt County Fair conducts at least six live races.

(3) The Humboldt County Fair and thoroughbred association in the southern zone shall accept these wagers only on out-of-state thoroughbred races that commence before 4:30 p.m., Pacific standard time.

(b) The Humboldt County Fair may contract with the thoroughbred association or fair in the southern zone to distribute the signal statewide on its behalf.

(c) Any thoroughbred association or fair accepting wagers pursuant to this section shall conduct the wagering in accordance with the applicable provisions of Sections 19601, 19616, 19616.1, and 19616.2, except that subdivision (i) of Section 19601 shall not be applicable for the purpose of fulfilling the authorization described in this section.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 122, Sec. 1. Effective August 6, 2009.)

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