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HJR 63, 59th Regular Session
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas legalizing parimutuel betting at horse races in certain counties after local option elections providing for maximum parimutuel taxes by the State and counties, and for maximum deductions from parimutuel pools by owners or operators, and maximum admission taxes; permitting distributing one-half of the State parimutuel tax revenue among the several counties; providing for the creation of the Texas Horse Racing Board to supervise such races and betting; providing for the creation of the Texas Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau and declaring its duties.

Author: Virgil E. "Red" Berry

Subjects:
Amusements, Games, Sports
HORSE RACING
HORSE RACING BOARD, TEXAS
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING
Resolutions--Constitutional Amendments
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed

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