Maine Revised Statutes

§263-A. Commission responsibilities

The commission has the following responsibilities under this chapter. [1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW).]

1. Rulemaking.  The commission shall adopt rules for:
A. The conduct of harness racing and off-track betting facilities; [1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW).]
B. The licensing of racetracks and off-track betting facilities; [1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW).]
C. The licensing of individuals participating in harness racing and off-track betting facilities, including rules requiring applicants to submit information sufficient for the report required to be submitted by the executive director of the commission as required by section 1037; [2011, c. 358, §3 (AMD).]
D. The procedures for hearing appeals from decisions of track judges; [1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW).]
E. The procedures and standards for setting racing dates; and [1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW).]
F. Any other responsibility assigned to the commission under this chapter. [1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW).]
Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A.
[ 2011, c. 358, §3 (AMD) .]
2. Appeals.  The commission shall hear appeals of decisions of track judges involving violations of this chapter and rules adopted under this chapter.
[ 1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW) .]
3. Licensing of tracks and off-track betting facilities.  The commission shall license racetracks and off-track betting facilities as provided in sections 271 and 275-D.
[ 1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW) .]
4. Setting race dates.  The commission shall set race dates as provided under section 271.
[ 1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW) .]
5. Establishing minimum number of race dates for commercial tracks.  The commission shall establish a minimum number of race dates for commercial tracks.
§263-A. Executive director
(As enacted by PL 1997, c. 527, §2 is REALLOCATED TO TITLE 8, SECTION 263-C)
[ 2017, c. 231, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 527, §2 (NEW). 1997, c. 528, §6 (NEW). 1999, c. 790, §A8 (RAL). 2011, c. 358, §3 (AMD). 2017, c. 231, §2 (AMD).