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SB-1434 Horse racing: wagering.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/21/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 1434


Introduced by Senator Galgiani

February 21, 2020


An act to amend Section 19594 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to horse racing.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1434, as introduced, Galgiani. Horse racing: wagering.
Existing law, the Horse Racing Law, directs the California Horse Racing Board to adopt rules governing, permitting, and regulating parimutuel wagering on horse races. Existing law provides that a person within the inclosure where a horse racing meeting is authorized may wager on the result of a horse race held at that meeting, as specified. Existing law states that wagering in this way is not unlawful, notwithstanding any other California law.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 19594 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

19594.
 Any Notwithstanding any other state law, a person within the inclosure where a horse racing meeting is authorized may wager on the result of a horse race held at that meeting by contributing his their money to the parimutuel pool operated by the licensee under this chapter. Such wagering is not unlawful, any other law of the State of California to the contrary notwithstanding.