senate Bill S1707A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes protocols for combative sports; authorizes mixed martial arts events in this state

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 18, 2012 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.494
reported and committed to rules
Feb 29, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Feb 13, 2012 reported and committed to commerce, economic development and small business
Jan 04, 2012 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 23, 2011 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 29, 2011 restored to third reading
Mar 22, 2011 committed to commerce, economic development and small business
Mar 21, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 16, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 15, 2011 1st report cal.223
Jan 31, 2011 print number 1707a
amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 11, 2011 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Apr 18, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S1707A
13
5
committee
13
Aye
5
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 18, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S1707A
17
8
committee
17
Aye
8
Nay
8
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 29, 2012 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S1707A
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Feb 29, 2012

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Feb 13, 2012 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S1707A
10
2
committee
10
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 13, 2012

aye wr (2)

Mar 29, 2011 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S1707A
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Mar 29, 2011

nay (1)
aye wr (3)
absent (1)

Mar 15, 2011 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S1707A
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Mar 15, 2011

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S1707 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9879
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 5-a & 6, Chap 912 of 1920; amd §§451 & 452, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2165B, A2009C
2011-2012: A4146A

S1707 - Summary

Establishes protocols for combative sports; authorizes mixed martial arts events in this state; establishes procedures for applications for licenses; establishes penalties for violations  (view more) imposes taxes on gross receipts of such events.

S1707 - Sponsor Memo

S1707 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1707

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs,
  Tourism, Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 relating  to  the  regu-
  lation  of boxing, sparring and wrestling, in relation to establishing
  protocols for combative sports  and  authorizing  mixed  martial  arts
  events in this state; to amend the tax law, in relation to the imposi-
  tion  of a tax on the gross receipts of any person holding any profes-
  sional or amateur boxing, sparring or wrestling match  or  exhibition,
  or  professional  combative  sports match or exhibition; and providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of section 4 of chapter 912
of the laws of 1920 relating to the regulation of boxing,  sparring  and
wrestling, subdivisions 2 and 6 as amended by chapter 437 of the laws of
2002  and subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 as added by chapter 603 of the laws of
1981, are amended to read as follows:
  2. The advisory board shall have power and it shall be the duty of the
board to prepare and submit to the commission for  approval  regulations
and  standards  for  the physical examination of professional boxers AND
PROFESSIONAL COMBATIVE SPORTS PARTICIPANTS  including,  without  limita-
tion,  pre-fight  and/or post-fight examinations and periodic comprehen-
sive examinations. The board shall continue  to  serve  in  an  advisory
capacity  to  the commission and from time to time prepare and submit to
the commission for approval, such additional regulations  and  standards
of  examination as in their judgment will safeguard the physical welfare
of professional boxers licensed by the commission.  The  advisory  board
shall  recommend  to  the  commission  from  time to time such qualified
physicians, for the  purpose  of  conducting  physical  examinations  of
professional  boxers  AND PROFESSIONAL COMBATIVE SPORTS PARTICIPANTS and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01323-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S1707A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9879
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 5-a & 6, Chap 912 of 1920; amd §§451 & 452, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2165B, A2009C
2011-2012: A4146A

S1707A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes protocols for combative sports; authorizes mixed martial arts events in this state; establishes procedures for applications for licenses; establishes penalties for violations  (view more) imposes taxes on gross receipts of such events.

S1707A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1707A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1707--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  GOLDEN, PARKER, ZELDIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Cultural   Affairs,   Tourism,   Parks  and  Recreation  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 relating  to  the  regu-
  lation  of boxing, sparring and wrestling, in relation to establishing
  protocols for combative sports  and  authorizing  mixed  martial  arts
  events in this state; to amend the tax law, in relation to the imposi-
  tion  of a tax on the gross receipts of any person holding any profes-
  sional or amateur boxing, sparring or wrestling match  or  exhibition,
  or  professional  combative  sports match or exhibition; and providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of section 4 of chapter 912
of the laws of 1920 relating to the regulation of boxing,  sparring  and
wrestling, subdivisions 2 and 6 as amended by chapter 437 of the laws of
2002  and subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 as added by chapter 603 of the laws of
1981, are amended to read as follows:
  2. The advisory board shall have power and it shall be the duty of the
board to prepare and submit to the commission for  approval  regulations
and  standards  for  the physical examination of professional boxers AND
PROFESSIONAL COMBATIVE SPORTS PARTICIPANTS  including,  without  limita-
tion,  pre-fight  and/or post-fight examinations and periodic comprehen-
sive examinations. The board shall continue  to  serve  in  an  advisory
capacity  to  the commission and from time to time prepare and submit to
the commission for approval, such additional regulations  and  standards
of  examination as in their judgment will safeguard the physical welfare
of professional boxers licensed by the commission.  The  advisory  board
shall  recommend  to  the  commission  from  time to time such qualified

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01323-02-1

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