(a) In considering qualifications for a license pursuant to Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law section 220(2), the commission may establish criteria to be met concerning specific license occupations as a condition for licensing. If the commission shall find that the applicant fails to meet any of said conditions, it shall not grant such license and it shall notify the applicant of the denial.
(b) In order to maintain a current license, trainers and assistant trainers must complete at least four hours per calendar year of continuing education courses approved by the commission. Trainers and assistant trainers who are not domiciled in New York and have 12 or fewer starts during the previous 12 months may request a waiver of this requirement from the State steward.
Sec. added by renum. 3.8, Title 19, filed Sept. 5, 1974; amd. filed Nov. 4, 1983 eff. Jan. 1, 1984; emergency rulemaking eff. July 9, 2013, expired; amd. filed Sept. 10, 2013 eff. Sept. 25, 2013; amd. filed Dec. 13, 2016 eff. Dec. 28, 2016; amd. filed Jan. 26, 2021 eff. Feb. 10, 2021.