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California Code, Business and Professions Code - BPC § 19640

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All money representing penalties or fines imposed by the stewards of a horse race meeting shall be collected by the licensee of the meeting and paid to the board within 10 business days after its close, and the board shall deposit all those moneys in the Horse and Jockey Safety and Welfare Account established pursuant to Section 19620.3, and be continuously appropriated without regard to fiscal years for allocation by the Department of Finance to the board for horse welfare and safety measures. The board shall publicly disclose on its internet website the horse welfare and safety measures it funds with these moneys. For purposes of this section, horse welfare and safety measures shall include all of the following:

(a) Contracting for additional state veterinarians.

(b) Adding additional stewards.

(c) Improving or adding race track infrastructure to directly improve the safety and welfare of horses and riders.

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