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Senate Bill No. 66

Public Act No. 04-44


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 12-578 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2004):

(a) The executive director, with the advice and consent of the board, shall adopt regulations governing registration and the issuance and annual renewal of licenses and payment of annual nonrefundable application fees for the same in accordance with the following schedule:

(1) Registration: (A) Stable name, fifty dollars; (B) partnership name, fifty dollars; (C) colors, ten dollars; (D) kennel name, fifty dollars.

(2) Licenses: (A) Owner, fifty dollars; (B) trainer, fifty dollars; (C) assistant trainer, fifty dollars; (D) jockey, twenty dollars; (E) jockey agent, for each jockey, fifty dollars; (F) stable employees, including exercise boy, groom, stable foreman, hot walker, outrider, ten dollars; (G) veterinarian, fifty dollars; (H) jockey apprentice, twenty dollars; (I) driver, fifty dollars; (J) valet, ten dollars; (K) blacksmith, ten dollars; (L) plater, ten dollars; (M) concessionaire, for each concession, two hundred dollars; (N) concessionaire affiliate, for each concession of the concessionaire, two hundred dollars; (O) concession employees, ten dollars; [(O)] (P) jai alai players, fifty dollars; [(P)] (Q) officials and supervisors, fifty dollars; [(Q)] (R) pari-mutuel employees, twenty dollars; [(R)] (S) other personnel engaged in activities regulated under this chapter, ten dollars; [(S)] (T) vendor, for each contract, two hundred dollars; [(T)] (U) totalizator, for each contract, two hundred dollars; [(U)] (V) vendor and totalizator affiliates, for each contract of the vendor or totalizator, two hundred dollars. For the purposes of this subdivision, "concessionaire affiliate" means a business organization, other than a shareholder in a publicly traded corporation, that may exercise control in or over a concessionaire; and "concessionaire" means any individual or business organization granted the right to operate an activity at a dog race track or off-track betting facility for the purpose of making a profit that receives or, in the exercise of reasonable business judgment, can be expected to receive more than twenty-five thousand dollars or twenty-five per cent of its gross annual receipts from such activity at such track or facility.

Approved May 4, 2004