senate Bill S6795

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the amateur martial arts commission

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Mar 11, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S6795 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4, Chap 912 of 1920; rel §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L

S6795 - Summary

Establishes the amateur martial arts commission; requires the advisory commission to promulgate rules and regulations for amateur martial arts instructors, schools and training and competitions and prohibits the employment of sex offenders.

S6795 - Sponsor Memo

S6795 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6795

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to amend chapter 912 of the laws of 1920, relating to the regu-
  lation of boxing, sparring and wrestling, in relation to requiring the
  state amateur martial arts advisory commission to promulgate rules and
  regulations for amateur martial arts training and competitions; and to
  amend the correction law, in relation to prohibiting the employment of
  sex offenders in certain positions

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  4 of chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 relating to
the regulation of boxing, sparring and wrestling, is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A.   (A) THERE IS HEREBY CREATED IN  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  STATE  THE
AMATEUR MARTIAL ARTS ADVISORY COMMISSION.  THE ADVISORY COMMISSION SHALL
CONSIST OF SEVEN MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS: THREE MEMBERS TO BE
APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR; TWO MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE SENATE;
AND TWO MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE ASSEMBLY. A CHAIR OF THE  COMMIS-
SION  SHALL  BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR FROM AMONG HIS OR HER APPOINT-
EES. THE LENGTH OF THE TERMS OF SUCH MEMBERS SHALL BE FOUR YEARS. VACAN-
CIES SHALL BE FILLED IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE ORIGINAL APPOINTMENTS.
  (B) (I) THE CHAIRMAN SHALL HAVE:
  (A) A MASTER'S DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY  IN  EDUCATION  OR
BUSINESS;
  (B) AT LEAST TEN YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A MARTIAL ARTIST CERTIFIED AT THE
BLACK BELT LEVEL;
  (C) AT LEAST FIVE YEARS PRIOR EXPERIENCE OFFICIATING AS A JUDGE AND/OR
REFEREE IN COMBATIVE SPORTS;
  (D)  PRIOR  EXPERIENCE IN THE MEDICAL FIELD; EMERGENCY MEDICINE, FIRST
RESPONDER, SPORTS MEDICINE PREFERRED;
  (E) A BACKGROUND IN  BUSINESS  DEVELOPMENT,  HUMAN  RESOURCES,  PUBLIC
RELATIONS AND/OR COMMUNICATIONS CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION DESIRED;
  (F) PAST BOARD MEMBER EXPERIENCE;

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

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