DE HB439 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on August 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-08-10 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Bill authorizes the Thoroughbred Racing Commission to be a member of the new Interstate Anti-Doping and Drug Testing Standards Compact. Under the Bill the Thoroughbred Racing Commission would become a member of an interstate Compact with other party states for the establishment of uniform standards for drug testing of horses participating in horse racing. The Harness Racing Commission will not be a member of the Compact. The purpose of the Compact is to establish uniform requirements among the party states for the drug testing of horses participating in horse racing. The Compact Committee would be comprised of one representative from each party state.

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An Act To Amend Title 3 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Horse Racing.


Roll Calls

2018-06-28 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-06-26 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-08-10 Signed by Governor
2018-06-28 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-28 Rules Suspended in Senate
2018-06-28 Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2018-06-26 Assigned to Agriculture Committee in Senate
2018-06-26 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-06 Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
2018-06-05 Introduced and Assigned to Agriculture Committee in House

Delaware State Sources

Bill Comments