Senate Bill S2708

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Exempts white collar boxing from regulation by the state boxing commission

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S2708 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10671
Current Committee:
Assembly Tourism, Parks, Arts And Sports Development
Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Amd §31, Chap 912 of 1920
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1596, A4918
2013-2014: S2350, A2175, A2756
2015-2016: A4735
2017-2018: A6190

2011-S2708 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts white collar boxing from regulation by the state boxing commission; provides that a "white collar boxer" is a person who is not a professional boxer or an amateur registered with the U.S. Amateur Boxing Federation, and who engages in boxing or sparring contests and exhibitions where no cash prizes having a value of more than $35 are given or prizes in excess of an amount established by the United States White Collar Boxing, Inc.

2011-S2708 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S2708 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2708

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 allowing and  regulating
  boxing,  sparring  and  wrestling  matches,  and  establishing a state
  boxing commission, in relation to exempting white collar  boxers  from
  the provisions of such act

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

  Section 1. Section 31 of chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 allowing  and
regulating  boxing,  sparring  and wrestling matches, and establishing a
state boxing commission, as amended by chapter 437 of the laws of  2002,
is amended to read as follows:
  S  31.  Exceptions.  The  provisions of this act except as provided in
section 29 of this act shall not be construed to apply to  any  sparring
or  boxing  contest or exhibition conducted under the supervision or the
control of the New York state national guard or naval militia where  all
of  the  contestants  are members of the active militia; nor to any such
contest or exhibition where the contestants are all amateurs,  sponsored
by  or under the supervision of any university, college, school or other
institution of learning, recognized by the regents of the state  of  New
York;  nor  to any such contest or exhibitions where the contestants are
all amateurs sponsored by or under the supervision of the U. S.  Amateur
Boxing  Federation or its local affiliates or the American Olympic Asso-
ciation; NOR TO ANY SUCH CONTEST OR EXHIBITION WHERE THE CONTESTANTS ARE
ALL WHITE COLLAR BOXERS SPONSORED BY OR UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF  UNITED
STATES  WHITE  COLLAR BOXING, INC.; nor except as to the extent provided
in sections 5, 9, 19, 20, 28-a, 28-b and 33 of this act, to any  profes-
sional  wrestling  contest or exhibition as defined in this act. For the
purpose of this act, an amateur is deemed to mean a person  who  engages
in  boxing, sparring or wrestling contests and exhibitions where no cash

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06105-01-1
              

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