Kan. Admin. Regs. § 112-17-15 - Distribution of monies from horse fair racing benefit fund

The procedure for distributing monies from the horse fair racing benefit fund shall be as follows:

(a) Each applicant shall submit an application for funds to the commission which shall include:
(1) the name, address and telephone number of the applicant;
(2) the total amount of funds requested by the applicant, as well as a statement of justification for the request;
(3) the applicant's tax identification number;
(4) the applicant's proposed budget for the race meeting covered by the application;
(5) a detailed narrative, including invoices and receipts, specifically identifying the amount of funds requested by the applicant; and
(6) additional information as requested by the commission.
(b) Monies from the horse fair racing benefit fund shall be expended as follows:
(1) For administrative expenses reimbursable to the commission, which may include:
(A) the cost of stewards, racing judges, and assistant animal health officers performing services at the race meetings conducted by applicant;
(B) travel and lodging expenses of commissioners, commission employees or agents of the commission performing services at race meetings conducted by the applicant;
(C) lab fees; and
(D) such other administrative expenses as may be determined by the commission;
(2) for the cost of totalisator expenses incurred by the applicant;
(3) for the cost of background investigations of members of the applicant as required under the Kansas parimutuel racing act;
(4) for purse supplements at race meetings conducted by the applicant;
(5) for basic operating assistance grants to the applicant as determined by the commission; and
(6) for costs to the applicant for employment of key racing officials, as determined by the commission.
(c) Applications shall be submitted to the commission yearly, no later than December 31st of the calendar year preceding the race meeting for which funds are requested.
(d) Each application shall be reviewed and evaluated by commission staff for the purpose of making a recommendation to the commission.
(e) Each application shall be evaluated using the following criteria:
(1) The applicant's compliance with K.S.A. 74-8838;
(2) the adequacy of the detail in the application; and
(3) the quality of the justification stated in the application;
(f) Each applicant to whom funds are distributed shall provide audited financial statements within 60 days of the end of its fiscal year, including a statement of revenue and expenditures and a balance sheet. Within 45 days after the close of each race meeting, each applicant receiving funds shall provide payment documentation of the precise expenditures covered by the funds.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 112-17-15
Authorized by K.S.A. 1995 Supp. 74-8838; implementing K.S.A. 1995 Supp. 74-8838; effective, T-112-6-29-93, June 29, 1993; effective Sept. 27, 1993; amended July 10, 1995; amended June 21, 1996.

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