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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 5, AMUSEMENTS, PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS AND MEETINGS
Chapter 5: New Jersey Racing Commission, powers, duties; definitons.
Section: 5:5-96: Private purchase of Garden State Racetrack; application for racing permits
Notwithstanding the provisions of P.L.1940, c. 17 (C. 5:5-22 et seq.) to the contrary, if a private buyer purchases the Garden State Racetrack during the period of one year following the effective date of this act and applies to the New Jersey Racing Commission for a racing permit or permits, the commission shall review and act on the application within 30 days after its filing and is authorized in its sole discretion to determine whether a permit shall be granted to the applicant. If, after the review, the commission acts favorably on the application, a permit shall be granted to the applicant without any further approval. No hearing, referendum, or other election or proceeding shall be required for the private buyer to hold or conduct the horse race meetings with parimutuel wagering herein authorized.
L.1982, c. 201, s. 3, eff. Dec. 16, 1982.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.
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