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Rule No.Rule Title
2056Definitions.
Rule TextAs used in this article: (a) "Assistant Simulcast facility supervisor" means a person licensed by the Board to perform the duties described in Rule 2061 of this article. (b) "Authorized user" means an entity which includes any individual, partnership, corporation or other association or organization authorized by the Board as defined in Rule 2057 of this article to receive, decode and use for legal purposes the encrypted simulcast signal of California horse racing events. (c) "Common pools", "common pooling" means the pari-mutuel wagers at one or more guest associations contributed into the pari-mutuel pools of a host association; the act of contributing pari-mutuel wagers into the pari-mutuel pools of a host association. (d) "Decoder" means a device and/or means to convert encrypted audio-visual signals and/or data into a form recognizable as the original content of the signals. (e) "Distributable Amounts" means the amount withheld from the wagering dollar that is not returned to the public, and is distributed under Articles 9.2 and 9.5, Chapter 4, Division 8 of the Business and Professions (B&P) Code. (f) "Downlink" means a receiving antenna coupled with an audio-visual signal receiver compatible with and capable of receiving simultaneous audio-visual signals and/or pari-mutuel data emanating from a host association, and includes the electronic transfer of received signals from the receiving antenna to TV monitors or pari-mutuel equipment within the simulcast facility. (g) "Encryption," "encrypted," "encoded" means the scrambling or other manipulation of the audio-visual signals to mask the original video content of the signal causing the signals to be indecipherable and unrecognizable to entities receiving the signals who are not authorized users. (h) "Guest," "guest association" means an entity licensed by the Board as defined in Rule 2057(a) of this article to receive a host association's simulcast or signal to operate a facility where simulcast wagering is offered on the host association's racing card. (i) "Host," "host association" means the racing association or fair conducting a licensed horse racing meeting under Sections 19608 and 19608.1 of the B&P Code which simulcasts its racing program. (j) "Inclosure," "inclosure-public" includes areas of the simulcast facility as defined by Sections 19410 and 19410.5 of the B&P Code. (k) "Intrastate simulcast wagering" means pari-mutuel wagering at a California guest association on California horse racing events being run at a California racing meeting. (l) "Satellite transponder," "transponder" means a specific channel on a communication satellite. (m) "Simulcast," "simulcasting" means live audio-visual electronic signals emanating from a licensed horse racing meeting and transmitted via satellite or other medium simultaneously with the running of the horse racing events at that meeting, and includes the transmission of pari-mutuel wagering odds, amounts wagered and payout on the events, and other horse racing programming relating to the racehorses or participants. (n) "Simulcast Facility Supervisor" means a person licensed by the Board to perform the duties described in Rule 2061 of this article. (o) "Simulcast organization," "organization" means an entity formed under Section 19608.2 of the B&P Code. (p) "Simulcast service supplier" means a person engaged in providing service, supplies or equipment necessary to the operation of intrastate simulcast wagering for use by a host association, guest association, simulcast organization or authorized user, including pari-mutuel wagering terminals, uplink, downlink, television receivers and related equipment; but does not include persons authorized by the Federal Communications Commission to provide telephone service or space segment time on satellite transponders. (q) "Simulcast wagering facility," "intrastate wagering facility" means the physical premises, structure and equipment utilized by a guest association for the conduct of pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing events being run elsewhere. (r) "Totalizator equipment" means computerized pari-mutuel wagering system. (s) "Uplink" means an earth station broadcasting facility, whether mobile or fixed, which is used to transmit audio-visual signals and/or data. NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 19420, 19440 and 19590, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 19410.5, 19601, 19605, 19605.1, 19605.2, 19605.3, 19605.6, 19608, 19608.1, 19608.2 and 19619.6, Business and Professions Code. HISTORY: 1. New rule filed 3-23-88; effective 4-22-88. Governor overruled OAL's disapproval on the basis the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was invalidated by intervening statutory amendments. 2. Amendment of article heading and rule filed 10-4-93; effective 11-3-93. 3. Amendment filed 12-23-96; effective 1-22-97. 4. Amendment filed 12-6-99; effective 12-6-99. 5. Amendment filed 10-14-04; effective 11-13-04. As used in this article: (a) "Assistant Simulcast Facility Supervisor" means a person licensed by the Board under Rule 1481 of this division to perform the duties described in Rule 2061 of this division. (b) "Authorized user" means an entity which includes any individual, partnership, corporation or other association or organization authorized by the Board as defined in Rule 2057 of this division to receive, decode and use for legal purposes the encrypted simulcast signal of California horse racing events. (c) "Common pools", "common pooling" means the pari-mutuel wagers at one or more guest associations contributed into the pari-mutuel pools of a host association; the act of contributing pari-mutuel wagers into the pari-mutuel pools of a host association. (d) "Decoder" means a device and/or means to convert encrypted audio-visual signals and/or data into a form recognizable as the original content of the signals. (e) "Distributable Amounts" means the amount withheld from the wagering dollar which is not returned to the public, and is distributed under Articles 9.2 and 9.5, Chapter 4, Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code. (f) "Downlink" means a receiving antenna coupled with an audio-visual signal receiver compatible with and capable of receiving simultaneous audio-visual signals and/or pari-mutuel data emanating from a host association, and includes the electronic transfer of received signals from the receiving antenna to TV monitors or pari-mutuel equipment within the simulcast facility. (g) "Encryption," "encrypted," "encoded" means the scrambling or other manipulation of the audio-visual signals to mask the original video content of the signal causing the signals to be indecipherable and unrecognizable to entities receiving the signals who are not authorized users. (h) "Guest," "guest association" means an entity licensed by the Board as defined in Rule 2057(a) of this division to receive a host association's simulcast or signal to operate a facility where simulcast wagering is offered on the host association's racing card. (i) "Host," "host association" means the racing association or fair conducting a licensed horse racing meeting under Sections 19608 and 19608.1 of the Business and Professions Code which simulcasts its racing program. (j) "Inclosure," "inclosure-public" includes areas of the simulcast facility as defined by Sections 19410 and 19410.5 of the Business and Professions Code. (k) "Intrastate simulcast wagering" means pari-mutuel wagering at a California guest association on California horse racing events being run at a California racing meeting. (l) "Satellite transponder," "transponder" means a specific channel on a communication satellite. (m) "Simulcast," "simulcasting" means live audio-visual electronic signals emanating from a licensed horse racing meeting and transmitted via satellite or other medium simultaneously with the running of the horse racing events at that meeting, and includes the transmission of pari-mutuel wagering odds, amounts wagered and payout on the events, and other horse racing programming relating to the racehorses or participants. (n) "Simulcast Facility Supervisor" means a person licensed by the Board under Rule 1481 of this division to perform the duties described in Rule 2061 of this division. (o) "Simulcast organization," "organization" means an entity formed under Section 19608.2 of the Business and Professions Code. (p) "Simulcast service supplier" means a person engaged in providing service, supplies or equipment necessary to the operation of intrastate simulcast wagering for use by a host association, guest association, simulcast organization or authorized user, including pari-mutuel wagering terminals, uplink, downlink, television receivers and related equipment; but does not include persons authorized by the Federal Communications Commission to provide telephone service or space segment time on satellite transponders. (q) "Simulcast Wagering Facility," "intrastate wagering facility" means the physical premises, structure and equipment utilized by a guest association for the conduct of pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing events being run elsewhere. (r) "Totalizator Equipment" means computerized pari-mutuel wagering system. (s) "Uplink" means an earth station broadcasting facility, whether mobile or fixed, which is used to transmit audio-visual signals and/or data. NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 19420, 19440 and 19590, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 19410, 19410.5, 19601, 19605, 19605.1, 19605.2, 19605.3, 19605.6, 19608, 19608.1, 19608.2 and 19619.6, Business and Professions Code. HISTORY: 1. New rule filed 3-23-88; effective 4-22-88. Governor overruled OAL's disapproval on the basis the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was invalidated by intervening statutory amendments. 2. Amendment of article heading and rule filed 10-4-93; effective 11-3-93. 3. Amendment filed 12-23-96; effective 1-22-97. 4. Amendment filed 12-6-99; effective 12-6-99.
 

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