THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY SCHRODER, BAKER, BOYD, BRENNAN, FABRIZIO, FLECK, MAHER, MATZIE, MILLER, M. O'BRIEN, O'NEILL, RAPP, VULAKOVICH, WATSON, SWANGER, D. COSTA, KILLION, REICHLEY AND CLYMER, JANUARY 20, 2011
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON GAMING OVERSIGHT, JANUARY 20, 2011
Amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in other offenses, further providing
for the offense of greyhound racing.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 7516 of Title 18 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
§ 7516. Greyhound racing and simulcasting.
(a) Racing.--A person who holds, conducts or operates a
greyhound race for public exhibition in this Commonwealth for
monetary remuneration commits a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(1) A person shall not transmit or receive interstate or
intrastate simulcasting of a greyhound race in this
Commonwealth for monetary remuneration.
(2) A court of common pleas may impose a civil penalty
of up to $10,000 upon any person who violates this
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.