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Session Laws, 1937
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78 LAWS OF MARYLAND. [CH. 64

repealed and re-enacted by Chapter 136 of the Acts of the
General Assembly of Maryland at its Special Session held
in 1936; providing that the Harford County Fair Associa-
tion, Inc., the Southern Maryland Agricultural Fair Asso-
ciation of Prince George's County and the Maryland State
Fair and Agricultural Society of Baltimore County, may
each conduct one race meet each year for a period of ten
days instead of five days as now allowed; providing for
minimum premiums of Five Thousand Dollars ($5, 000. 00)
for agricultural exhibits; providing for a tax of 1% on all
monies bet on races in excess of Five Hundred Thousand
Dollars ($500, 000. 00), a license fee and tax of 5% of the
net revenue and for the allocation of said taxes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted 6i/ the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That Section 13 of Article 78B of the Annotated Code of
Maryland (1935 Supplement), title "Racing Commission, " as
the same was repealed and re-enacted by Chapter 136 of the
Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, at its Special
Session held in 1936, be and the same is hereby repealed and
re-enacted with amendments to read as follows:

13. In addition to licensing racing as hereinbefore provided,
the following organizations shall each be licensed by the Rac-
ing Commission to conduct a race meeting or meetings with
betting privileges, not to exceed ten days for any one organiza-
tion in any year, provided such meetings are held in connection
with or for the benefit of bona fide County Fairs or Agricul-
tural Exhibitions and are held in compliance with all the pro-
visions of this section—Agricultural and Mechanical Associa-
tion of Washington County; Cumberland Fair Association,
Inc.; Pocomoke Agricultural Fair Association, Inc.; Harford
County Fair Association, Inc.; Southern Maryland Agricul-
tural Fair Association of Prince George's County; and Mary-
land State Fair and Agricultural Society of Baltimore County.

Each licensee under the provisions of this section shall pay
to the County Treasurer of the County in which such fair or
exhibit is held a fee of Fifty Dollars ($50. 00) for each day of
said meeting, to be deposited to the credit of said County.

Each licensee licensed under the provisions of this section
must annually provide and set aside the sum of Five Thousand
Dollars ($5, 000. 00) in premiums for bona fide live stock and
agricultural exhibits. In the event that any part of the said
sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5, 000. 00) is not claimed by
exhibitors of live stock and agricultural exhibits then such
unexpended balance shall be paid to the Comptroller and by
him deposited in the same fund and distributed in the same
manner as provided in the following paragraph.

 

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