Chapter 081

2007 -- H 6240

Enacted 06/22/07

 

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.

     

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