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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsMay 2017

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3 DE Admin. Code 1002
2. A copy of the proposed regulations was published in the March 1, 2017 edition of the Delaware Register of Regulations and have been available for inspection in the office of the Board at 777 Delaware Park Boulevard, Wilmington, Delaware 19804 during regular office hours.
1.1 These regulations are authorized pursuant to 3 Del.C. §10171 and 29 Del.C. §4815(b)(3)c 4815(b)(4)c. which established a Delaware Jockeys’ Health and Welfare Benefit Board (hereinafter “the Board”) and Delaware Jockeys’ Health and Welfare Benefit Fund (hereinafter “the Fund”).
1.2 The Delaware Jockeys’ Health and Welfare Benefit Board shall consist of 1 member of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, 1 member from the licensed agent under Chapter 1010 of Title 3 or Chapter 4 of Title 28, 1 member of the Delaware Horsemen’s Association, 1 representative from the organization that represents the majority of the jockeys who are licensed and ride regularly in Delaware, and 2 jockeys who are licensed and ride regularly in Delaware. The Chairman of the Thoroughbred Racing Commission shall serve as an ex officio member, and vote on matters in the event of a tie vote on any issue. All members shall be appointed by the Thoroughbred Racing Commission, and shall serve a two year term.
[ If the jockey’s Delaware Park mounts are less than 100 in a Delaware Park season, then 50% or more of that jockey’s total mounts during the regular Delaware Park season must be at Delaware Park.
[] An Active Delaware Jockey who did not ride the qualifying number of mounts during a Delaware Park season due to circumstances beyond the control of the jockey may petition the Delaware Jockey's Health and Welfare Benefit Board for eligibility. The Delaware Jockey's Health and Welfare Benefit Board shall review the petition, and if in the discretion of the Board the circumstances warrant, may grant eligibility. The Jockey was receiving health insurance coverage as a retired jockey provided by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission’s Jockey’s Health and Welfare Benefit Board health insurance plan with the Jockey’s Guild on January 1, 2006 December 31, 2016; or
2.2 An active jockey, a retired jockey and/or the an eligible disabled jockey’s family who meets the eligibility requirements of either an active Delaware jockey, a retired Delaware jockey, or a disabled Delaware jockey’s family will be entitled to health coverage for one year beginning on the first day of the month after it can be determined calendar year following the year the eligibility requirements has have been met, and continuing until December 31st of the next calendar year.
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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