senate Bill S2755

2013-2014 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 28, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 07, 2013 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
Mar 06, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2013 ordered to third reading from special report cal.144
Mar 04, 2013 special report cal.144
Feb 28, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2013 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Mar 4, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S2755
22
6
committee
22
Aye
6
Nay
8
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 28, 2013 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S2755
8
3
committee
8
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2013

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S2755 - Details

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:
2011-2012: S1707A
2009-2010: S2165B

S2755 - 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.

S2755 - Sponsor Memo

S2755 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2755

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  GOLDEN,  PARKER,  DeFRANCISCO, GRISANTI,
  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06445-01-3

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