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Medication [11 VAC 10 ‑ 180]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
To Amend Regualtions Pertaining to the Penalties for Medication Violations
General Information
Action Summary The amendments to this chapter are being made in an effort to give the Stewards/Judges the ability to use mitigating as well as aggravating circumstances when issuing penalties to participants that violate the regulations for the medication of horses. The amendments also refer to a guidance document (The Association of Racing Commissioners International Uniform Classification Guidelines for Foreign Substances) that may be used by the Stewards/Judges as a guideline in the penalty stage of the deliberations for rule violations.
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  [003099]
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
6125 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/16/2012.
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.