.06 Reimbursement.

A. Retail Purchaser. Subject to the requirements of this regulation, a person who purchases commercial equine feed at a retail location in this State may request reimbursement from the Secretary for the amount of any assessment paid on the feed.

B. Reimbursement Form. A person who requests reimbursement shall provide the Secretary with an original sales receipt for the feed and a completed form adopted by the Secretary.

C. Request Period. A person who requests reimbursement of the assessment shall submit a request that is received by the Secretary not more than 120 days from the feed purchase date.

D. Request Denied. The Secretary shall deny any request for reimbursement if received after the 120-day period provided in this regulation, or if assessment funds have not been paid or are otherwise unavailable.