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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 50. Racing Officials

11VAC10-50-200. Director of security.

The licensee shall appoint a qualified person to act as director of security for the race meeting. The director of security shall be responsible for the safety and security of the public, participants and physical plant of the horse racing facility. Among the duties of the director of security are:

1. Developing a comprehensive security plan for the horse racing facility encompassing local emergency services available; including fire fighting, law enforcement and medical emergency;

2. Inspecting on a periodic basis the security equipment, such as fences, locks, alarms and monitoring equipment for the horse racing facility;

3. Developing procedures whereby unauthorized persons may be excluded from restricted areas, securing areas where money and mutuel tickets are vaulted, and discovery and expulsion of persons who are a threat to the integrity of racing in Virginia;

4. Supervising the security officers employed by the licensee so that the safety and welfare of the public and participants may be protected and to protect the integrity of racing in Virginia;

5. Developing evacuation procedures in case of a fire or other emergency, and training the licensee's security personnel and other employees in their responsibilities in emergency situations;

6. Inspecting the licensee's first aid and medical facilities and ensuring the personnel are trained, equipped and ready to render emergency assistance to the public and participants when required;

7. Reporting to the commission's director of security any actual, suspected or indicated violation of these regulations or of any criminal offense coming to his attention;

8. Cooperating with commission personnel, Virginia State Police and industry security services in the performance of their duties; and

9. Informing the commission of the licensee's internal accounting controls to safeguard assets, and detect fraud and embezzlement.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-03-01 § 2.19, eff. December 19, 1990.

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