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H0493......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
RACING COMMISSION - Amends existing law relating to horse racing to
alphabetize definitions and to delete the requirement that a racing
jurisdiction be a member of the Association of Racing Commissioners
01/22 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/23 Rpt prt - to St Aff
01/30 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/02 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/03 3rd rdg - PASSED - 67-0-3
AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Bivens,
Black(15), Black(23), Boe, Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Chase,
Clark, Crane, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20),
Gagner, Geddes, Gould, Hadley, Hansen, Henbest, Hornbeck, Jones(9),
Jones(22), Jones(20), Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kjellander,
Kunz, Lake, Linford, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer,
Miller, Mortensen, Newcomb, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Richman,
Ridinger, Robison, Sali, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone, Stubbs, Taylor,
Tilman, Tippets, Trail, Watson, Wheeler, Wood, Zimmermann, Mr Speaker
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Crow, Jaquet, Schaefer
Floor Sponsor - Stoicheff
Title apvd - to Senate
02/04 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff
03/04 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/05 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/16 3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron,
Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Hansen,
Hawkins, Ingram, Keough, King, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry,
Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stennett,
Sweeney, Thorne, Wheeler, Whitworth
Absent and excused--Ipsen, Twiggs
Floor Sponsor - Sweeney
Title apvd - to House
03/17 To enrol
03/17 Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/18 Pres signed - to Governor
03/19 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 97
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 493
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO HORSE RACING; AMENDING SECTION 54-2502, IDAHO CODE, TO ALPHABETIZE
3 AND NUMBER DEFINITIONS AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A RACING JURIS-
4 DICTION BE A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF RACING COMMISSIONERS INTERNA-
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Section 54-2502, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
8 amended to read as follows:
9 54-2502. DEFINITIONS. Unless the context otherwise requires, words and
10 phrases as used herein shall mean:
11 (1) "Commission" means the Idaho state racing commission,
12 hereinafter created.
13 (2) "Gross daily receipts" means the total of all sums deposited in
14 all pools for each race day.
15 (3) "Horsemen's group" means an organization composed of licensed owners,
16 breeders, and/or trainers duly registered with the secretary of state and rec-
17 ognized by the Idaho racing commission as the majority of the horsemen at the
19 (4) "Host facility" means the racetrack at which the race is run,
20 or the facility which is designated as the host facility if the race is run in
21 a jurisdiction which is not participating in the interstate combined wagering
23 (5) "Host jurisdiction" means the jurisdiction in which the
24 host facility is located.
25 (6) "Interstate common wagering pool" means a pari-mutuel
26 pool established in one (1) jurisdiction which is combined with comparable
27 pari-mutuel pools from one (1) or more racing jurisdictions. Such pool is
28 established for the purpose of establishing pay-off prices in the various
30 (7) "Persons" means and includes individuals, firms, corpo-
31 rations and associations.
32 (8) "Pool" means the total sum of all moneys wagered in each race
33 for each type of bet. Types of bets include win, place, show, quinella, daily
34 double, exacta, trifecta, etc., and such other types as are approved by the
35 commission from time to time.
36 (9) "Race meet" means and includes any exhibition of thor-
37 oughbred, purebred, and/or registered horse racing, mule racing or dog racing,
38 where the pari-mutuel system of wagering is used. Singular includes the plural
39 and plural includes the singular; and words importing one gender shall be
40 regarded as including all other genders.
41 (10) "Racing jurisdiction" or "jurisdiction" means a govern-
42 mental jurisdiction responsible for the regulation of pari-mutuel racing in
1 that jurisdiction and which is a member of the association of racing
2 commissioners international .
3 "Gross daily receipts" means the total of all sums deposited in all
4 pools for each race day.
5 "Pool" means the total sum of all moneys wagered in each race for each
6 type of bet. Types of bets include win, place, show, quinella, daily double,
7 exacta, trifecta, etc., and such other types as are approved by the commission
8 from time to time.
9 "Horsemen's group" means an organization composed of licensed owners,
10 breeders, and/or trainers duly registered with the secretary of state and rec-
11 ognized by the Idaho racing commission as the majority of the horsemen at the
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Amendment to Idaho Code 54-2502 to clarify the definition of "Racing Jurisdiction."
Membership in the racing commissioners international is no longer an element of the
This proposed amendment requires no additional funding by the State of Idaho.
Name: Eugene O. "Jack" Baker
Agency: Idaho State Racing Commission
Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact