GREYHOUND DOG RACING. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Establishes California Greyhound Racing Commission to license and regulate the conduct of greyhound races by qualified greyhound racing associations. Applicants for a first license shall pay a fifty thousand-dollar non-refundable application fee. Once issued, licenses shall automatically be renewable for three-year periods unless revoked for just cause. The pari-mutuel method of wagering shall be permitted on greyhound races. A specified percentage of proceeds from pari-mutuel wagering shall be deposited in a Greyhound Racing Fund in the State Treasury, which fund shall be available for specified public purposes when appropriated by the Legislature. Financial impact: Indeterminable.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1883032; A: 24.6; N: 5766315; B: 75.4
Robert M. Karns, M.D.; Michael S. McFarland, President, California Association of Animal Control Officers; James S. Lee, President, State Bldg. & Const. Trades Council of California
Wilson Riles, Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of California; Peter Pitchess, Sheriff of Los Angeles County; Pete Wilson, Mayor; President, League of California Cities
Rebuttal Against Author
Robert M. Karns, M.D.; Michael S. McFarland, President, California Association of Animal Control Officers; James S. Lee, President, State Building and Construction Trades Council of California
Greyhound Dog Racing - Initiative Statute California Proposition 13 (1976).