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15.16.02.00.htm 15.16.02.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SUBTITLE 16 MARYLAND HORSE INDUSTRY BOARD Chapter 02 Maryland Horse Industry Grant Program Authority: Agriculture Article, §2-707, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.16.02.01.htm 15.16.02.01. 01 General.. These regulations provide qualifications and guidelines for the allocation of Maryland Horse Industry Board funds for equine-related activities.
15.16.02.02.htm 15.16.02.02. 02 Purpose.. The purpose of the Maryland Horse Industry Grant Program is to provide funding for equine-related activities. This program will:A. Help the Maryland horse industry support research related to equine health and related issues;. B. Promote the development and use of horses in the State;. C. Create public awareness of the value of equine activities as they relate to the preservation of green space and agricultural land; andD. Develop and disseminate information concerning
15.16.02.03.htm 15.16.02.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Activity" means economic development, education, marketing, research, or promotion.. 2) "Board" means the Maryland Horse Industry Board.. 3) "Equine" means relating to the horse family, and includes horses, mules, donkeys, and ponies..
15.16.02.04.htm 15.16.02.04. 04 Who May Apply.. A. The Board shall only provide financial assistance to an individual, group, association, organization, or institution for an equine-related activity that meets the program's objectives, as established in this chapter.B. Applicants shall demonstrate knowledge, experience, and the capacity of initiating and implementing all aspects of the proposed project.
15.16.02.05.htm 15.16.02.05. 05 Application.. A. An application shall contain the following:. 1) The project title;. 2) The applicant's name, address, and telephone number;. 3) A brief biography and qualifications of the project leader;. 4) Brief biographies and qualifications of additional personnel who will work on the project, if applicable;5) The amount of the grant requested;. 6) A project description, which shall include:. a) The project's objective;. b) A general summary of the proposed project;.
15.16.02.06.htm 15.16.02.06. 06 Board Evaluation.. A. The Board shall decide whether to approve a qualified applicant's application for funding based upon the following criteria of the proposed activity:1) Value to the industry;. 2) Degree of industry promotion;. 3) Size and scope of activity;. 4) Financial need; and. 5) Quality of the written presentation.. B. The Board shall disapprove an application for any of the following reasons:.
15.16.02.07.htm 15.16.02.07. 07 Funding Conditions.. A. Upon approval of an application by the Board, the applicant shall execute an agreement that, among other things, shall require the applicant to:1) Establish and operate the project according to the project description;. 2) Bind any successor in title for the life of the project;. 3) Maintain records as required by the Board;. 4) Allow the Board access to monitor the project to assure that the project is operated in accordance with this agreement; and
15.16.02.08.htm 15.16.02.08. 08 Noncompliance.. If a person fails to establish or operate a project in accordance with any agreement executed with the Board, that person shall be liable for the full amount of State funds paid for any project that was not implemented or properly executed. If a person violates any regulation contained in this chapter, the Board may deny any current or future fund allocations.
15.16.02.9999.htm 15.16.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―08 adopted as an emergency provision effective December 29, 2000 (28:2 Md. R. 97) adopted permanently effective April 2, 2001 (28:6 Md. R. 622)Regulation .06B amended effective March 29, 2004 (31:6 Md. R. 510). Regulation .07 amended effective March 29, 2004 (31:6 Md. R. 510).
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