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2007 Florida Statutes

Pari-mutuel wagering funded research and development programs.
Section 1011.93, Florida Statutes 2007

1011.93  Pari-mutuel wagering funded research and development programs.--Each fiscal year, the first $250,000 of the funds credited to the Pari-mutuel Wagering Trust Fund shall be used to fund the establishment and implementation of research and development programs at the University of Florida. The University of Florida shall administer the distribution of the funds. These programs must include, but are not limited to:

(1)  Research related to the breeding, health, feeding, or training of dogs and horses.

(2)  Development of continuing education programs for individuals involved in the care and treatment of dogs and horses at pari-mutuel facilities.

(3)  Establishment of a postmortem evaluation program for break-down injuries of dogs and horses.

(4)  Research and development of helmet safety and the improvement of jai alai equipment.

History.--s. 685, ch. 2002-387.