HISA ‘Fix’ Language Included In Omnibus Spending Bill

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Language designed to bolster the Federal Trade Commission’s oversight of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority was included in a federal $1.7 trillion omnibus bill passed by the Senate and House of Representatives just before Christmas and signed Dec. 29 by President Joe Biden.

The short amendment states that it allows the FTC to “abrogate, add to, and modify the rules of (HISA) promulgated in accordance with this Act as the commission finds necessary or appropriate.”