assembly Bill A8312A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2014 print number 8312a
Feb 24, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
Jan 08, 2014 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
Dec 06, 2013 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development

Co-Sponsors

A8312 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5055
Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 5-a & 6, add §5-b, Chap 912 of 1920; amd §§2, 11, 14-a & 50, add §18-d, Work Comp L; amd §§451 & 452, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A1981, S503

A8312 - Summary

Establishes protocols for combative sports; authorizes mixed martial arts events in this state; establishes the New York Mixed Martial Arts Injury Compensation Fund, Inc.; establishes procedures for applications for licenses (view more) establishes penalties for violations; provides for benefits secured by the NYMMAICF; imposes taxes on gross receipts of such events.

A8312 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8312

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. FARRELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development

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;  and in relation to establishing the New York
  mixed martial arts injury compensation fund, inc.; to  amend  the  tax
  law,  in  relation to the imposition of a tax on the gross receipts of
  any person holding any professional 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10672-02-3

Co-Sponsors

A8312A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5055
Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 5-a & 6, add §5-b, Chap 912 of 1920; amd §§2, 11, 14-a & 50, add §18-d, Work Comp L; amd §§451 & 452, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A1981, S503

A8312A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes protocols for combative sports; authorizes mixed martial arts events in this state; establishes the New York Mixed Martial Arts Injury Compensation Fund, Inc.; establishes procedures for applications for licenses (view more) establishes penalties for violations; provides for benefits secured by the NYMMAICF; imposes taxes on gross receipts of such events.

A8312A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8312--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. FARRELL, PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development --
  recommitted to the Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Devel-
  opment in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  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; and in relation to  establishing  the  New  York
  mixed  martial arts injury compensation fund, inc.; to amend the work-
  ers' compensation law, in relation to benefits secured by the New York
  mixed martial arts injury compensation fund; to amend the tax law,  in
  relation  to  the  imposition  of  a  tax on the gross receipts of any
  person holding any professional or amateur boxing, sparring or wrestl-
  ing match or exhibition, or professional  combative  sports  match  or
  exhibition; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expi-
  ration 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10672-06-4

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