<html> <head> <title>Rule 20:04:01:13 Procedure before stewards or racing judges.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 20:04:01:13"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 20:04:01:13 Procedure before stewards or racing judges."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>20:04:01:13.&nbsp;&nbsp;Procedure before stewards or racing judges.</b> The stewards or racing judges shall impose suspensions and fines as provided in SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=42-7-96">42-7-96.</A> If the stewards or racing judges believe that a person has violated a rule, the procedure shall be as follows:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;The person shall be summoned before the board of stewards or judges. The state steward or presiding state judge shall conduct the hearing and submit all reports required because of the hearing;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2)&nbsp;&nbsp;Written notice of the hearing shall be given to the person at the permanent address listed by the licensee. If the certified letter is claimed, unclaimed, or refused, reasonable notice is considered to be given;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3)&nbsp;&nbsp;No penalty may be imposed until such a hearing is held;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (4)&nbsp;&nbsp;The hearing shall be held as scheduled if the summoned person after reasonable notice does not appear;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (5)&nbsp;&nbsp;If a steward or judge is disqualified for any reason, the executive secretary or, in his absence, the chief state judge or steward shall appoint a replacement judge or steward;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (6)&nbsp;&nbsp;The hearing may from time to time be recessed, but a decision must be made and announced at the conclusion of the hearing; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (7)&nbsp;&nbsp;If a penalty or discipline is imposed under this article, all persons penalized or disciplined must be notified of their right to an appeal to the commission pursuant to &nbsp;20:04:01:15.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 4 SDR 7, effective August 14, 1977; 5 SDR 87, effective April 15, 1979; 6 SDR 77, effective February 3, 1980; 9 SDR 122, effective March 31, 1983; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 16 SDR 129, effective February 4, 1990; 18 SDR 9, effective July 23, 1991; 19 SDR 21, effective August 20, 1992.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=42-7-56">42-7-56(2).</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=42-7-56">42-7-56(2).</A></p> </div> </body> </html>