At the time of making application for a permit to conduct a horse-racing meeting, the applicant shall deposit with the state racing commission a cash bond, certified check, or bank draft, payable to the order of the commission, in an amount equal to one hundred dollars for each day petitioned for in said application. At the close of the last day of the horse-racing meeting, for which a permit is issued, as provided for in section 3769.06 of the Revised Code, the commission shall refund to such permit holder the sum of one hundred dollars for each racing day the permit holder paid to the state tax commissioner the tax due for said day, as provided for and at the rate stipulated in section 3769.08 of the Revised Code. In harness horse-racing meetings, if any full day's racing is declared off by the judges because of inclement weather or a muddy track, the commission shall refund to the permit holders the sum of one hundred dollars of their deposit for each such day.
Cite as R.C. § 3769.05
History. Effective Date: 07-13-1981