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240.03 Commission powers and duties.

The commission has the following powers and duties:

(1) to regulate horse racing in Minnesota to ensure that it is conducted in the public interest;

(2) to issue licenses as provided in this chapter;

(3) to enforce all laws and rules governing horse racing;

(4) to collect and distribute all taxes provided for in this chapter;

(5) to conduct necessary investigations and inquiries and compel the submission of information, documents, and records it deems necessary to carry out its duties;

(6) to supervise the conduct of pari-mutuel betting on horse racing;

(7) to employ and supervise personnel under this chapter;

(8) to determine the number of racing days to be held in the state and at each licensed racetrack; and

(9) to take all necessary steps to ensure the integrity of racing in Minnesota.

HIST: 1983 c 214 s 3; 1985 c 212 s 3; 1991 c 336 art 1 s 11

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