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58 Pa. Code § 171.1. Definitions.


§ 171.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Applicant—A licensed corporation that files a Nonprimary Location Statement with either the Commission or the State Harness Racing Commission.

   Architect—A person licensed to practice the profession of architecture.

   Calendar year—The period beginning 12:01 a.m. on January 1 and extending through 12 p.m. on December 31.

   Center of the racetrack—The point located at the center of the area circumscribed by the inside rail of the racetrack.

   Charitable institution—A building occupied in whole or in part by an organization dedicated to the relief of a certain class of persons either by financial assistance, education or care on a not-for-profit basis and exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C.A. § §  1—7872).

   Church—A building occupied in whole or in part by an organization engaged in religious worship or instruction.

   Engineer—A person licensed to practice the profession of engineering.

   Facility—The buildings or areas of buildings under the possession, ownership or control of a licensed corporation at a nonprimary location.

   Handle—The total amount of money wagered.

   Hospital—A building used in whole or in part for the extended, overnight, medical care of ten or more sick, wounded, aged or infirm persons.

   Local resident—A person whose residence is within 10 miles of a proposed nonprimary location.

   Nonprimary location—A parcel or contiguous parcels of real estate on which a licensed corporation conducts or proposes to conduct pari-mutuel wagering other than its racetrack.

   Public park or playground—Land owned by the Commonwealth or a county, township, municipality, borough, school district or other governmental unit within this Commonwealth, open to the public for recreational purposes.

   Race related information—Current odds, program changes, order of finish and other information typically displayed to patrons at the racetrack on the infield tote board, with respect to a race upon which patrons of a nonprimary location may wager.

   School—A building used during the majority of the calendar year, in whole or in part, for educational or instructional purposes on a not-for-profit basis by an organization accredited by the Department of Education.

   Statement—A Nonprimary Location Statement.

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