|Rule No.||Rule Title|
|Rule Text||(a) No licensee shall willfully and deliberately fail or refuse to pay any moneys when due for any service, supplies or fees directly related to his or her California horse racing operations, nor shall he or she falsely deny any such amount due or the validity of the complaint thereof with the purpose of hindering or delaying or defrauding the person to whom such indebtedness is due.
(b) Any financial responsibility complaint against a licensee shall be in writing, signed by the complainant, and accompanied by documentation of the services, supplies or fees alleged to be due, or by a judgment from a civil court which has been issued within one year of the date of the complaint.
(c) The Board will not consider a financial responsibility complaint made by the complainant against the same accused within twenty-four months of the filing of the instant complaint.
(d) The Board will consider only those financial responsibility complaints which meet the following criteria:
(1) The complaint involves services, supplies or fees that are directly related to the licensee's California racetrack operations; and
(2) The debt or cause for action originated, or the civil court judgment was issued, in this State within one year of the filing of the complaint.
(e) Financial responsibility complaints submitted by equine medical hospitals, and horse auction sales authorized by the Board in accordance with Rule 1807 of this Division, will be considered provided such complaints comply with subsections (b), (c) and (d) (1) through (d) (2) of this regulation, and are directly related to the California horse racing operations of a person licensed by the Board.
(1) Financial responsibility complaints submitted by horse farms will be considered provided the complaint is for not less than one thousand dollars and is related to the horse operations of a person licensed by the Board.
(f) Financial responsibility complaints that are horse racing related wage disputes originating between persons licensed by the Board will be considered.
NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 19440 and 19460, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 19440, 19460 and 19461, Business and Professions Code.
1. Amendment filed 10-4-93; effective 11-3-93.
2. Amendment filed 6-21-11; effective 7-21-11.