Opinion of Attorney General Gives Garden State Go Sign, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-11


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Opinion of Attorney General Gives Garden State Go7 Sign SignCAMDEN CAMDEN N J May 10 Racing at Garden State Park was given the green light today Any doubt that existed that a legal technicality might prevent the sched ¬ uled 50day season of the Garden State Racing Association July 7 to September 11 at that track was dispelled when Gov Charles Edison made public an opinion by Attorney General David T Wilentz The latter ruled that despite the lack of a quorum in the state racing commission the meeting can go on The fourmember com ¬ mission recently was reduced to two by the death of John P Callaghan of Harrison and the resignation of Louis A Reilly ReillyThe The question propounded Wilentz said is whether in the opinion of the attorney general it is not necessary to reestablish the legal quorum by the appointment of at least one commissioner at this time in order to insure the running of races at the Garden State Racing Association meeting this summer summerThe The answer to this inquiry is in the negative I think upon reflection you will realize that the present situation is no dif ¬ ferent frpm that which could arise on the first day of a race meeting if two of its members should die or become incapaci ¬ tated from performing the duties of their office

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