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Hearing on "H.R. 2651, the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017," Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection (June 22, 2018)

Date: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “H.R. 2651, the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017.”

 

Livestream

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection

Preliminary Transcript

 

Legislation

H.R. 2651, Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017, To improve the integrity and safety of horseracing by requiring a uniform anti-doping and medication control program to be developed and enforced by an independent Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority.  

 

Witnesses

Panel I:

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY)

Testimony

 

Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY)

Testimony
 

Panel II:

Edward J. Martin
President
Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc.

Testimony

 

Alan Foreman
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association

Testimony

 

Eric Hamelback
Chief Executive Officer
National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association

Testimony

 

Stuart Janney III
Chairman
The Jockey Club

Testimony

 

Kitty Block
Acting Chief Executive Officer
The Humane Society of the United States

Testimony

 

Craig Fravel
President and Chief Executive Officer
Breeders’ Cup Ltd.

Testimony