2-1207.01. Deduction from wagers; distribution; costs.

The amount deducted from wagers pursuant to subsection (2) of section 2-1207 may be used to promote agriculture and horsebreeding in Nebraska and shall be distributed as purse supplements and breeder and stallion awards for Nebraska-bred horses, as defined and registered pursuant to section 2-1213, at the racetrack where the funds were generated, except that if a racetrack does not continue to conduct live race meets, amounts deducted may be distributed as purse supplements and breeder and stallion awards at racetracks that conduct live race meets and amounts deducted pursuant to a contract with the organization representing the majority of the licensed owners and trainers at the racetrack's most recent live race meet shall be used by that organization to promote live thoroughbred horseracing in the state or as purse supplements at racetracks that conduct live race meets in the state. Any costs incurred by the State Racing Commission pursuant to this section and subsection (2) of section 2-1207 shall be separately accounted for and be deducted from such funds.

Source:Laws 1983, LB 365, § 2; Laws 1994, LB 1354, § 1; Laws 1996, LB 1255, § 1.