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Idaho's "Historic Racing" bill sails through House; Senate next


March 5, 2013     E-mail this page to a friend!

The name remains the same, but the number has changed. And now there are favorable numbers from Idaho's House of Representatives.

The "Historic Racing" bill (see http://www.theracingjournal.com/news/news-1930.html) has been renumbered as HB220 now that it's been heard and debated in the House.

The bill passed the house by a vote of 58 to 12, and now heads for the Senate State Affairs Committee.That hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, at 8:00 a.m. Supporters and horsemen are urged to attend by Idaho HBPA President Mark Buckley.

You can track the progress of the bill online at the following Web address:

http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/legislation/2013/H0220.htm