2007 -- H 6240
A N A C T
RELATING TO SPORTS, RACING, AND ATHLETICS
Introduced By: Representative Peter J. Petrarca
Date Introduced: April 03, 2007
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 41-1-3 of the General Laws in Chapter 41-1 entitled "Division of
Racing and Athletics" is hereby amended to read as follows:
41-1-3. Construction of references -- Continuity of functions. – (a) Whenever in any
general or public law, and more particularly in this title, the words "commission on horse racing
and athletics", or the word "commission" in reference to the commission shall appear, the words
shall be deemed to refer to and mean the division of racing and athletics in the department of
business regulation. The division shall be deemed and held to constitute a continuation of the
former commission on horse racing and athletics. The governor is authorized to transfer or
reallocate by executive order the whole or any part of the appropriation of the former commission
on horse racing and athletics to the department and the division.
(b) Whenever the words "division of racing and athletics" shall appear, the words shall be
deemed to mean the division of commercial licensing and racing and athletics in the department
of business regulation.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.