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Virginia Racing Commission
Regulations Pertaining to Horse Racing With Pari-Mutuel Wagering: Horses [11 VAC 10 ‑ 100]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
To amend Chapter 100
General Information
Action Summary This section states that a Thoroughbred horse must have a lip tattoo for identification purposes in order to start in a race. The amended language allows for the use of a microchip implanted in a Thoroughbred horse’s neck to be used instead of a lip tattoo for identification purposes. This is being done to accommodate horses from Europe and other countries where microchips are now being used for the identification of racehorses.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4002(A)(18)
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4038 Proposed Stage complete. No comment period held.
4103 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/31/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kimberly Mackey  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 5707 Huntsman Road
Suite 201-B
Richmond, VA 23250
Email Address:
Phone: (804)966-7406    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

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