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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
|Jan 16, 2013||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S2350
Archive: Last Bill Status -
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- Passed Senate
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S2350 - Details
S2350 - 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.
S2350 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2350 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a sustainable venue for white collar boxing in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one adds white collar boxing contests and exhibitions to the list of events which are excepted from the provisions of chapter 912 of the laws of 1920, defines white collar boxing, and places regulation of such events under the supervision of United States White Collar Boxing, Inc. Section two establishes the effective date. EXISTING LAW: Current law provides no specific exception for white collar boxing. JUSTIFICATION: "White Collar Boxing" is the term used to refer to branch of "competitive" boxing in which athletes who are neither professional nor amateur boxers train and participate in boxing
S2350 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2350 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2013 ___________ 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. LBD01264-01-3
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