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HB 347 (BR 332) - J. Arnold Jr., F. Nesler, W. Coursey, R. Damron, J. Gooch Jr., D. Horlander, J. Richards, C. Rollins II, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky quarter horse, appaloosa, and Arabian development fund and making an appropriation therefor.
     Amend KRS 138.510 to establish the Kentucky standardbred development fund and provide funding to the Kentucky quarter horse, appaloosa, and Arabian development fund; amend KRS 230.3771 to include quarter horse, appaloosa, and Arabian horse racing in simulcast provisions and provide funding to the Kentucky quarter horse, appaloosa, and Arabian development fund; amend KRS 230.770 to conform and amend deadline for registering standardbred stallions to February 1 of each year; create a new section of KRS Chapter 230 to create the Kentucky quarter horse, appaloosa, and Arabian development fund, establish its uses, and assign the Kentucky Horse Racing Authority responsibility for its administration.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except require the sponsor of an international horse racing event held in the Commonwealth in 2010 to contract on a date specific to conduct that same event in Kentucky in 2011 or 2012 in order for wagers associated with the event to qualify for tax exemption; impose tax on wagers if no contractual agreement exists by November 4, 2010, and direct revenue collected therefrom into the thoroughbred, standardbred, and quarter horse development funds; provide similar requirements for wagers placed at Kentucky racetracks other than the track hosting the event.

     Feb 1-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Feb 3-posting waived
     Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 99-0
     Feb 11-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2010
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 17-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Thursday, March 18, 2010
     Mar 24-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 90-8
     Mar 25-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 57)

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