Change in Racing Bill Passes State Assembly in California, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-01


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Change in Racing Bill Passes State Assembly in California SACRAMENTO, Calif.. April 30.— A bill proposing the abolishment of the State Fair and Exposition Fund has been voted favorably by the State Assembly and now goes to the Senate for further consideration. The vote was 56 to 20. The measure, backed by Governor Bown, would transfer • 1 the approximately 0,000,000 which the J fairs are automatically allotted each year j ! from the taxes on horse racing to the states General Fund. The State Fair and j Exposition Fund now guarantees 5,000 a I j year to each of 72 district and county j j fairs as well as larger amounts to four j other fairs and 0,000 to the Cloverdale j ! Citrus Fair. The automatic allotments to the fairs would cease in 1960 under the proposed measure, which was introduced by Assemblyman Rees D., Los Angeles. Another bill affecting horse racing was introduced yesterday by Assemblyman Brown. D., Shoshone. It would revise the . formula for determining the number of racing days to be allowed per year in each count.

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