(A) The Ohio thoroughbred racing advisory committee is hereby created to consist of three members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. The members of the committee shall be residents of the state knowledgeable in the breeding and racing of thoroughbred horses. The Ohio thoroughbred horsemen's association and representatives of Ohio thoroughbred race tracks may submit to the governor the names of persons whom they recommend for appointment as members of the committee. Terms of office shall be for three years, commencing on the first day of February and ending on the thirty-first day of January. Each member shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he was appointed. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. Any member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his term until his successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first.
(B) The Ohio thoroughbred racing advisory committee shall advise and assist the state racing commission regarding the administration of the Ohio thoroughbred race fund created by section 3769.083 of the Revised Code.
(C) Members of the committee shall receive no compensation except that they shall be paid from the fund for the actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
Effective Date: 07-01-1985
Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39,SB 171, §4