SENATE BILL NO. 1284

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S1284......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
HORSE RACING - Amends existing law relating to horse racing to provide
certain bonuses; to provide that certain races may be written as Idaho bred
preferred races; to provide for the payment of a percentage of first place
purse money to breeders; and to provide that certain moneys shall be
included and certain moneys excluded from the calculation of breeder
payments.

01/16    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/17    Rpt prt - to St Aff
01/18    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
01/21    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
01/23    3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
      Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes,
      Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst,
      Little, Lodge, Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce,
      Richardson, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- None
    Floor Sponsor - Little
    Title apvd - to House
01/24    House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff
02/07    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/08    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/13    3rd rdg - PASSED - 67-2-1
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon,
      Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart,
      Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador,
      Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin,
      Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Roberts,
      Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08),
      Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Snodgrass, Stevenson, Thayn,
      Thomas, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35)
      NAYS -- Mortimer, Pasley-Stuart
      Absent and excused -- Mr. Speaker
    Floor Sponsor - Bilbao
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/14    To enrol
02/15    Rpt enrol - Pres signed
02/18    Sp signed
02/19    To Governor
02/21    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 26
         Effective: 07/01/08

Bill Text




                                                                       
  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2008

                                                                       

                                       IN THE SENATE

                                    SENATE BILL NO. 1284

                                 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT
  2    RELATING TO HORSE RACING; AMENDING SECTION 54-2510, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR
  3        BONUSES FOR IDAHO BRED WINNERS, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN RACES MAY BE WRIT-
  4        TEN AS IDAHO BRED PREFERRED RACES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT  OF  A  PER-
  5        CENTAGE  OF  FIRST  PLACE PURSE MONEY BY LICENSEES TO BREEDERS, TO PROVIDE
  6        THAT CERTAIN MONEYS SHALL BE INCLUDED AND  CERTAIN  MONEYS  EXCLUDED  FROM
  7        CALCULATION OF BREEDER PAYMENTS AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION.

  8    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

  9        SECTION  1.  That  Section 54-2510, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
 10    amended to read as follows:

 11        54-2510.  RACE EXCLUSIVELY FOR IDAHO BRED HORSES -- BONUS FOR  IDAHO  BRED
 12    WINNERS.  (1)  For the purpose of encouraging the breeding, within this state,
 13    of valuable thoroughbred, purebred and/or registered horses, at least one  (1)
 14    race  each  day at each horse race meet shall be limited to Idaho bred horses.
 15    If in the opinion of the commission sufficient competition cannot be had among
 16    such class of horses, said race may be eliminated for said days and a  substi-
 17    tute provided written as an Idaho bred preferred race instead.
 18        (2)  A  sum  equal  to ten per cent percent (10%) of the first place purse
 19    money of every purse won by an Idaho bred horse shall be paid by the  licensee
 20    conducting  the  race  meet  to  the  breeder  of such horse. All purse moneys
 21    derived from pari-mutuel racing and all  purse  enhancement  moneys  from  the
 22    Idaho  state  racing  commission shall be included in the calculation of these
 23    breeder payments. All nominating and sustaining fees, and any moneys from out-
 24    side sponsors shall be excluded from the calculation  of  these  breeder  pay-
 25    ments.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact



                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                            RS 17426C1

This bill will clarify the provisions for Idaho bred races and
clarify which portion of the purse that breeders awards are paid
on.



                           FISCAL NOTE

No fiscal impact.




Contact
Name:   Jacqueline Libengood
Agency: Racing Commission
Phone:  884-7082


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                        S 1284