Horseracing Safety And Integrity Act Attached To Federal Spending Bill, Vote Expected Monday

The text of the $1.4 trillion federal spending bill was released on Monday afternoon, paired with a $900 billion coronavirus relief package, reports CBSnews.com. Included in the 5,593-page legislation is the Horseracing Safety and Integrity Act, as Section FF, Title XII, commencing on page 5,488 of the bill.

The full text is available here.

Temporary federal funding measures passed this weekend only extend the government’s funding through Monday night, and multiple news outlets expect votes to take place Monday evening.

The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act would designate the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority to design and implement uniform national horse racing medication and racetrack safety standards, overseen by the Federal Trade Commission with the enforcement of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

For more information about the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, the Paulick Report archive including the bill’s history, op/eds, and analyses is available here.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Read more at CBSnews.com.

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