Open Hearing for the Lee Bill, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-12


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j e e d s 1. a t •. t - o ■ a a r t r- d 1- d OPEN HEARING FOR THE LEE BILL KBANKPOlH". Bg., laaaary 11 Senator White 1. Mo~s. chaaraaaa of the Senate ceaaatittee on I judiciary, said today that his otnmittee will hold J an open session on the I ee anti-racing bill si on. piobably sometime next week. At that time saper-d taaity will be given to the proponents of the bill to 0 make their arguments and those who wish to defend II the present system will get a chance to advance ■ their claims. That the judiciary committee will be extremely •v baey was indicated when to it was assigned the inini-s mum wage law for women and minor-, on which 11 there is a sharp division. Htel .leannettc Bankin. • former congresswomau from Montana, is here to • advocate the passage of this measure It is predicted here that the committee will be ■ more favmable to the control of the sport by Lhe stale rachag commission, as authorized in the Chinn n law. and the present method of betting than to the e destruction of the Kentucky Derby and other races, • as would be brought about by the Lee bill, if en * acted. At the hearing on the bill Senator l ee says those e in favor of it will appear iu Frankfort, and he pre-11 S- diets that a large delegation will be on hand. The ,e advocates of racing are planning to l e well repre-i- • seated, particularly by farmers engaged in raising hursts throughout Uie Blue Grass sectiuu.

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