NOTICE OF NEW RULE:
Under the authority of Article III, Section 15 of the By Laws, the Executive Committee has approved Corporate Rule 26 (to be published 30 days prior to taking effect) as follows:
Corporate Rule 26: Regulations Governing Awards and Special Recognition
Anyone being nominated to receive a special award or recognition by TWHBEA shall be a member in good standing with the Association. Nominees to receive special awards and/or recognition shall be reviewed by the Executive Committee or a designated committee to verify and confirm that:
1) The nominee currently holds an active membership in the association;
2) The nominee may not be serving a USDA-initiated and finally adjudicated Horse Protection Act suspension of thirty (30) days or longer or have served any such HPA suspension within the last 365 days, nor be serving any HPA suspension of thirty (30 days or longer from any USDA-certified horse industry organization).
3) Any nominee, who has received and served a USDA-initiated and finally adjudicated HPA suspension of thirty (30) days or longer on or before the effective date of this rule, shall become eligible for consideration only after a prospective period of two (2) years has passed from the effective date of this rule and without receiving any further such HPA suspension as described in 2) above.
For further details or information, please contact (931) 359-1574.