senate Bill S4531

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes protocols for amateur combative sports

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2015 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 28, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 27, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2015 1st report cal.884
Mar 26, 2015 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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May 20, 2015 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S4531
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1
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: May 20, 2015

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

S4531 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง4, 5-a & 6, Chap 912 of 1920
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S4877

S4531 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes protocols for amateur combative sports; establishes procedures for applications for licenses; establishes penalties for violations.

S4531 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4531 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4531

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 amateur combative sports events in this state

  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
AMATEUR COMBATIVE SPORTS  PARTICIPANTS  including,  without  limitation,
pre-fight  and/or  post-fight  examinations  and  periodic comprehensive
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  professional
boxers  AND  AMATEUR COMBATIVE SPORTS PARTICIPANTS and other services as
the rules of the commission shall provide; and shall  recommend  to  the
commission a schedule of fees to be paid to physicians for such examina-
tions and other services as required by this act.
  3.  The  advisory  board  shall  develop appropriate medical education
programs for all commission personnel involved in the conduct of  boxing

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10193-01-5

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