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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 70. Stewards
4/10/2020

11VAC10-70-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Disciplinary action" means an action taken by the stewards or the commission for violation of federal or state law, local ordinance, or the regulations of the commission and may include any of the following:

1. Revocation of a permit;

2. Suspension of a permit;

3. Assessment of a fine;

4. Reprimand;

5. Probation; and

6. Any combination of the above.

"Disqualification" means a ruling by the stewards which revises the order of finish of a race.

"Fine" means a form of disciplinary action where a pecuniary punishment is imposed on the holder of a permit by the stewards or commission.

"Inquiry" means an investigation into the conduct of a race which is initiated by the stewards prior to declaring a race "official."

"Objection" means a complaint filed by an owner, trainer, jockey or driver against another horse, jockey or driver after a race but prior to the race being declared "official."

"Probation" means for a stipulated period a holder of a permit shall conduct himself according to terms and conditions established by the stewards.

"Protest" means a written statement filed before a race objecting to the eligibility of a horse or holder of a permit to participate in a race.

"Reprimand" means a form of disciplinary action where the holder of a permit is reproved severely in writing by the stewards or the commission.

"Revocation" means a form of disciplinary action where the permit of a holder is recalled by the stewards or the commission.

"Suspension" means a form of disciplinary action where the permit of a holder is temporarily withdrawn by the stewards or the commission.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-03-03 § 1, eff. September 26, 1991.

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