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A01743 Summary:

Add 218-a, RWB L
Relates to permitting certain drug-free adhesive breathing devices.
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A01743 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 12, 2017
        Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Racing and Wagering
        AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
          relation to permitting drug-free adhesive breathing devices
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.   The racing, pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new section 218-a to read as follows:
     3    §  218-a. Equipment regulated. Only equipment specifically approved by
     4  the stewards shall be worn or carried by a jockey or a horse in a  race;
     5  provided,  however,  the use of any drug-free adhesive breathing device,
     6  consisting of a non-irritating adhesive and constructed of United States
     7  food and drug  administration  approved  medical-grade  components  that
     8  assists in the reduction of airway resistance within the nasal cavity of
     9  a horse during any race meeting shall not be prohibited.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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