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  • Acts
  • 2005
  • Chapter 176 AN ACT EXTENDING SIMULCASTING FOR THE HORSE AND GREYHOUND RACING INDUSTRY IN THE COMMONWEALTH.

Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to extend forthwith the provisions governing simulcasting and to provide certain other relief to the racing industry, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. The fourth paragraph of section 64 of chapter 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the last sentence.

SECTION 2. The first paragraph of section 12A of chapter 494 of the acts of 1978 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "inclusive", inserted by section 29 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2001, the following words:- , and until March 31, 2006.

SECTION 3. The last paragraph of said section 12A of said chapter 494 is hereby amended by striking out the words "December 31, 2005", inserted by section 30 of said chapter 139, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- March 31, 2006.

SECTION 4. The introductory paragraph of section 13 of said chapter 494 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "inclusive", inserted by section 31 of said chapter 139, the following words:- , and until March 31, 2006.

SECTION 5. Section 15 of said chapter 494 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "inclusive", inserted by section 32 of said chapter 139, the following words:- , and until March 31, 2006.

SECTION 6. The first paragraph of section 9 of chapter 277 of the acts of 1986 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "inclusive", inserted by section 33 of said chapter 139, the following words:- , and until March 31, 2006.

SECTION 7. The first sentence of the first paragraph of section 3 of chapter 114 of the acts of 1991 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "inclusive", inserted by section 34 of said chapter 139, the following words:- , and until March 31, 2006.

SECTION 8. The last paragraph of said section 3 of said chapter 114 is hereby amended by striking out the words "December 31, 2005", inserted by section 35 of said chapter 139, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- March 31, 2006.

SECTION 9. The first paragraph of section 4 of said chapter 114 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "inclusive", inserted by section 36 of said chapter 139, the following words:- , and until March 31, 2006.

SECTION 10. The last paragraph of said section 4 of said chapter 114 is hereby amended by striking out the words "December 31, 2005", inserted by section 37 of said chapter 139, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- March 31, 2006.

SECTION 11. The first paragraph of section 5 of said chapter 114 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "inclusive", inserted by section 38 of said chapter 139, the following words:- , and until March 31, 2006.

SECTION 12. Section 13 of chapter 101 of the acts of 1992 is hereby amended by striking out the words "December 31, 2005", inserted by section 39 of said chapter 139, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- March 31, 2006.

SECTION 13. Section 45 of said chapter 139 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 1, the words "December 31, 2005" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- March 31, 2006.

Approved December 30, 2005.