senate Bill S5055A

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 5055a
amend (t) and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
May 07, 2013 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S5055 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8312A
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

S5055 - 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.

S5055 - Sponsor Memo

S5055 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5055

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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;  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

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

S5055A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8312A
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

S5055A (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.

S5055A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5055A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5055--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Cultural
  Affairs,  Tourism, Parks and Recreation in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- 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.
                                                           LBD10672-05-4

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