assembly Bill A8775

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Feb 12, 2014 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development

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A8775 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6502
Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 5-a & 6, Chap 912 of 1920; amd §§451 & 452, Tax L; amd §106, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A2604, S2159

A8775 (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.

A8775 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8775

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MORELLE, WRIGHT, HEASTIE, SIMOTAS, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, HEVESI, MOYA,  TITUS,  TITONE,  PERRY,  COOK,  RIVERA,
  PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BORELLI, BRAUNSTEIN,
  BRINDISI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  CAMARA,  CERETTO,  CRESPO,  CROUCH,  CURRAN,
  CUSICK, CYMBROWITZ, GJONAJ, GOLDFEDER,  GRAF,  JACOBS,  KATZ,  KEARNS,
  KELLNER,  KIM,  LAVINE,  LUPARDO,  McDONOUGH, MILLER, MOSLEY, PRETLOW,
  QUART, RA, RAIA, ROBERTS, RODRIGUEZ, SEPULVEDA, SIMANOWITZ, SKARTADOS,
  STIRPE, WALTER, WEPRIN, ZEBROWSKI -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee 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; 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 to amend the
  alcoholic beverage control law, in relation  to  allowing  matches  or
  exhibitions on the premises of certain licensees

  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

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

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