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SENATE BILL NO. 1260 – Horse racing, definitions


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S1260......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
HORSE RACING - Amends existing law relating to horse racing to define
"pari-mutuel" and "simulcast"; and to revise the definition of "horsemen's
01/17    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/18    Rpt prt - to St Aff
01/23    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
01/24    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
01/25    3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-1
      AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett,
      Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis,
      Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough,
      Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
      Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Langhorst
    Floor Sponsor - Little
    Title apvd - to House
01/26    House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff
03/01    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/02    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/15    3rd rdg - PASSED - 59-0-11
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer,
      Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Block, Boe, Bolz, Brackett, Bradford, Cannon,
      Chadderdon, Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Eskridge, Field(18),
      Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour,
      Loertscher, Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Mitchell,
      Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ringo,
      Roberts, Rusche, Rydalch, Sali, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley,
      Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail,
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Black, Clark, Crow, Ellsworth, Harwood,
      Henbest, Ring, Sayler, Schaefer, Wills, Mr. Speaker
    Floor Sponsor - Snodgrass
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/16    To enrol
03/17    Rpt enrol - Pres signed - Sp signed
03/20    To Governor
03/22    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 147
         Effective: 07/01/06

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-eighth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2006
                                       IN THE SENATE
                                    SENATE BILL NO. 1260
                                 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  4        GROUP."
  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  6        SECTION 1.  That Section 54-2502, Idaho Code, be, and the same  is  hereby
  7    amended to read as follows:
  8        54-2502.  DEFINITIONS.  Unless  the  context otherwise requires, words and
  9    phrases as used herein shall mean:
 10        (1)  "Commission" means the Idaho  state  racing  commission,  hereinafter
 11    created.
 12        (2)  "Gross  daily  receipts" means the total of all sums deposited in all
 13    pools for each race day.
 14        (3)  "Horsemen's group" means an organization composed of licensed owners,
 15    breeders, and/or trainers duly registered with the secretary of state and rec-
 16    ognized by the Idaho racing commission. as the majority of the horsemen at the
 17    track.
 18        (4)  "Host facility" means the racetrack at which the race is run, or  the
 19    facility  which  is  designated  as  the host facility if the race is run in a
 20    jurisdiction which is not participating in the  interstate  combined  wagering
 21    pool.
 22        (5)  "Host jurisdiction" means the jurisdiction in which the host facility
 23    is located.
 24        (6)  "Interstate  common  wagering  pool"  means a pari-mutuel pool estab-
 25    lished in one (1) jurisdiction which is combined with  comparable  pari-mutuel
 26    pools  from one (1) or more racing jurisdictions. Such pool is established for
 27    the purpose of establishing pay-off prices in the various jurisdictions.
 28        (7)  "Pari-mutuel" means any system whereby wagers  with  respect  to  the
 29    outcome  of a race are placed with, or in, a wagering pool conducted by a per-
 30    son licensed or otherwise permitted to do so under state law, and in which the
 31    participants are wagering with each other and not against the operator.
 32        (8)  "Persons" means and includes  individuals,  firms,  corporations  and
 33    associations.
 34        (89)  "Pool"  means  the  total sum of all moneys wagered in each race for
 35    each type of bet. Types of bets include win, place, show, quinella, daily dou-
 36    ble, exacta, trifecta, etc., and such other types as are approved by the  com-
 37    mission from time to time.
 38        (910) "Race  meet"  means  and  includes  any  exhibition of thoroughbred,
 39    purebred, and/or registered horse racing, mule racing or dog racing, where the
 40    pari-mutuel system of wagering is used. Singular includes the plural and  plu-
 41    ral includes the singular; and words importing one gender shall be regarded as
 42    including all other genders.
 43        (101) "Racing  jurisdiction" or "jurisdiction" means a governmental juris-
  1    diction responsible for the regulation of pari-mutuel racing in that jurisdic-
  2    tion.
  3        (12) "Simulcast" means the telecast or other transmission  of  live  audio
  4    and  visual signals of a race, transmitted from a sending track to a receiving
  5    location, for the purpose of wagering conducted on the race at  the  receiving
  6    location.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
                             RS 15412

Relating to horse racing; Amending Section 54-2502, Idaho Code, 
to add definitions of "pari-mutuel", "simulcast" and to clarify 
"Horsemen's group".

                            FISCAL NOTE

No fiscal impact from the racing commission's dedicated fund; 
none to or from the General Fund.

Name:	Eugene Baker
Agency:	Racing Commission
Phone:	884-7080