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74-8830.Registration of horses; membership of registering agency. (a) The commission shall, by rules and regulations:

(1) Qualify stallions for participation in Kansas-registered stallion awards;

(2) provide for the registration of Kansas-domiciled mares, Kansas-domiciled stallions and Kansas-bred horses;

(3) determine qualifications of Kansas-bred horses and establish classes of Kansas-bred horses for registration purposes and for the purpose of awarding purse supplements, stakes and awards pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8829, and amendments thereto; and

(4) establish a schedule of fees for the registration of Kansas-domiciled mares, Kansas-domiciled stallions and Kansas-bred horses sufficient to provide for all expenses incurred in the administration of the Kansas horse breeding development fund created pursuant to K.S.A. 74-8829, and amendments thereto.

(b) The commission may contract with and designate an official registering agency to implement the registration of horses. The board of directors of the official registering agency shall consist of five representatives of the quarter horse breed and five representatives of the thoroughbred breed. Representatives shall be selected by each breed organization from their respective memberships pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the Kansas racing and gaming commission. In order to be eligible to serve on the board, a participant must be a legal resident of the state of Kansas and a member of the Kansas quarter horse racing association or the Kansas thoroughbred association. Such agency shall operate under the supervision of the commission and be subject to rules and regulations of the commission. The official registering agency shall receive no compensation from the Kansas racing and gaming commission except fees received for registration of horses necessary to pay its expenses for such registration.

(c) The commission may contract with and designate an agency to provide for the distribution of purse supplements, stakes and awards from the Kansas horse breeding development fund. Such agency shall operate under the supervision of the commission and be subject to rules and regulations of the commission.

History: L. 1987, ch. 112, § 29; L. 1989, ch. 246, § 4; L. 2007, ch. 110, § 51; Apr. 19.



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