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74-8767.Live horse racing purse and live greyhound racing purse supplemental fund; authorized uses. (a) (1) There is hereby established in the state treasury the live horse racing purse supplement fund.

(2) Twenty-five percent of all moneys credited to the live horse racing purse supplement fund shall be transferred to the Kansas horse breeding development fund created pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8829, and amendments thereto. Two percent of the moneys credited to the live horse racing purse supplement fund shall be distributed to the official registering agency designated pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8830, and amendments thereto, to be used for horse registration, administration, development, representation and promotion of the Kansas horse racing and breeding industries. A complete financial accounting for the use of the funds received pursuant to this subsection shall be provided annually to the Kansas racing and gaming commission. Fifty percent of the moneys credited to the Kansas horse breeding development fund pursuant to this section shall be used as purse supplements for registered Kansas-bred foals and distributed based upon recommendation from the official horse breed registering agency and approval of the Kansas racing and gaming commission. The balance of funds credited to the Kansas horse breeding development fund pursuant to this section shall be used as breed awards for registered Kansas-bred broodmares and stallions. The Kansas racing and gaming commission shall distribute such moneys credited to the Kansas horse breeding development fund in accordance with K.S.A. 74-8829, and amendments thereto.

(3) Based on the contribution to the Kansas horse racing and breeding industries in Kansas, the balance in the live horse race purse supplement fund shall be distributed in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the Kansas racing and gaming commission with recommendations by the official registering agency designated pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8830, and amendments thereto.

(b) There is hereby established in the state treasury the live greyhound racing purse supplement fund. Moneys available in such fund shall be paid to the parimutuel licensees for distribution as purse supplements in accordance with rules and regulations of the Kansas racing and gaming commission. Such rules and regulations shall provide that 25% of the total amount credited to such fund shall be transferred to the credit of the Kansas greyhound breeding development fund, created pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8831, and amendments thereto. Moneys transferred into the Kansas greyhound breeding development fund pursuant to this section shall be used to supplement special stake races and enhance the amount per point paid to the owners of Kansas-whelped greyhounds which win live races at Kansas greyhound tracks in accordance with Kansas racing and gaming commission rules and regulations. Upon the recommendation of the official greyhound breed registry, the Kansas racing and gaming commission may transfer moneys from the Kansas greyhound breeding development fund to the live greyhound racing purse supplement fund.

(c) All purse supplements paid pursuant to this act shall be according to the point schedule in effect on January 1, 2003, at the respective parimutuel licensee locations. All purse supplements paid pursuant to this section shall be in addition to purses and supplements paid under K.S.A. 74-8801 et seq., and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2007, ch. 110, § 36; Apr. 19.



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