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(230 ILCS 5/36)
(from Ch. 8, par. 37-36)
(a) Whoever administers or conspires to administer to
any horse a hypnotic, narcotic, stimulant, depressant or any chemical
substance which may affect the speed of a horse at any time in any race
where the purse or any part of the purse is made of money authorized by any
Section of this Act, except those chemical substances permitted by ruling of
the Board, internally, externally or by hypodermic method in a race or prior
thereto, or whoever knowingly enters a horse in any race within a period of 24
hours after any hypnotic, narcotic, stimulant, depressant or any other chemical
substance which may affect the speed of a horse at any time, except those
chemical substances permitted by ruling of the Board, has been administered to
such horse either internally or externally or by hypodermic method for the
purpose of increasing or retarding the speed of such horse shall be guilty of a
Class 4 felony. The Board shall suspend or revoke such violator's license.
(b) The term "hypnotic" as used in this Section includes all barbituric
acid preparations and derivatives.
(c) The term "narcotic" as used in this Section includes opium and
all its alkaloids, salts, preparations and derivatives, cocaine
and all its salts, preparations and derivatives and substitutes.
(d) The provisions of this Section and the treatment authorized in this Section
apply to horses entered in and competing in race meetings as defined in
Section 3.07 of this Act and to horses entered in and competing at any county
(Source: P.A. 101-31, eff. 6-28-19.)