S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
April 19, 2013
Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- recom-
mitted to the Committee on Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to impose a two year moratorium on the conduct of mixed martial
arts events and amateur mixed martial arts competition events in the
state and to require the commissioner of the department of health to
conduct a comprehensive health study to determine the dangers of mixed
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contra-
ry, public and for-profit mixed martial arts competition events and
amateur mixed martial arts competition events shall not be conducted in
the state of New York for a period of two years from the effective date
of this act.
S 2. The commissioner of the department of health is authorized and
directed to conduct a comprehensive health study to determine the
dangers to participants of engaging in mixed martial arts competition
events. Such study shall be completed within eighteen months of the
effective date of this act.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.