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Virginia Racing Commission
Medication [11 VAC 10 ‑ 180]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
To amend the regulations pertaining to medication in racehorses to reflect current practices in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
General Information
Action Summary The amendments include: (i) a definition of "milkshaking" and a subsequent prohibition from possession of the paraphernalia for "milkshaking," (ii) the requirements for the filing of veterinary treatment reports, (iii) the consoldation from five to three classes of substances and revision of the guidelines for disciplinary actions, (iv) the consolidation of all permissible bleeder medications in one section, and (v) a revision of regulations pertaining to bicarbonate testing to reflect current practices in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4002 (B) (23)
RIS Project Yes  [-1]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1758 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/30/2000.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kimberly Mackey  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 5707 Huntsman Road
Suite 201-B
Richmond, VA 23250
Email Address:
Phone: (804)966-7406    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.