TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING
Section 1303.10 Violators
Any person licensed by the Illinois Racing Board or any person violating any of its Rules and Regulations shall be liable to the penalties herein provided, unless otherwise limited in the Rules and Regulations of the Board.
Section 1303.20 Penalties
Possible penalties for violation of the Rules and Regulations of the Board are as follows:
a) Denial, revocation or suspension of license,
b) Monetary fines not exceeding $5,000. for each violation,
c) Suspension from one or more activities at one or more tracks,
d) Expulsion from pari-mutuel harness racing in Illinois, or
e) Forfeiture or return of purses won.
Section 1303.30 Attempt at Violation
Any attempt to violate any of the Rules and Regulations falling short of actual accomplishment shall constitute an offense and shall be punishable as herein provided, as if consummated.
Section 1303.40 Who May Impose Penalties
Penalties for violation of any rule of the Board may be imposed by the Board, state stewards or judges presiding at each licensed harness race meeting.
Section 1303.50 Payment of Fines
Payment of a fine directly or indirectly by a person other than the person upon whom it is imposed is prohibited and will be unacceptable to the Board.
Section 1303.60 Unpaid Fines
All persons who shall have been fined under these rules shall be suspended until said fine is paid in full.
Section 1303.70 Financial Responsibility
a) A creditor who alleges an unpaid obligation or default in obligation directly relating to horse racing (e.g., hay vendors, tack shops and veterinarians) may submit to the Board a court judgment describing the same. The stewards shall notify the licensee that a judgment has been filed with the Board and he/she shall have 30 days to satisfy said judgment.
b) In the event the licensee appeals the court judgment within 30 days, the stewards shall not take any action against the licensee. If after the 30 days the judgment remains unsatisfied and no further court action has been initiated, the stewards shall have the power to suspend the licenses or deny the pending license application.
c) The creditor shall file a Release (or Satisfaction) of Judgment with the stewards when the obligation has been satisfied. Failure on the part of the creditor to file the Satisfaction of Judgment shall result in a civil penalty, not to exceed $500.00.
(Source: Amended at 17 Ill. Reg. 12437, effective July 15, 1993)