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Hearing on "Legislation to Promote the Health and Safety of Racehorses"

Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:30am
Location: 
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Legislation to Promote the Health and Safety of Racehorses.”

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

 

Livestream

 

Legislation

H.R. 1754, the “Horseracing Integrity Act of 2019”

 

Witnesses

Panel I

Dr. Kathleen M. Anderson
Equine Veterinarian

Testimony

 

Joseph A. De Francis
Chairman
National Horseracing Advisory Council of the Humane Society of the United States

Testimony

 

Dennis A. Drazin
Chairman and CEO
Darby Development
Operator
Monmouth Park Racetrack

Testimony

 

Marty Irby
Executive Director
Animal Wellness Action

Testimony

 

William M. Lear, Jr.
Vice Chairman
The Jockey Club

Testimony

 

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

Testimony

 

Christopher J. McCarron
Hall of Fame Jockey, Retired

Testimony

 

Panel II

The Honorable Andy Barr
KY-6

Testimony