senate Bill S5949B

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes protocols for combative sports; authorizes mixed martial arts events in this state; repeals chapter 912 of the laws of 1920, relating to the regulation of boxing, sparring and wrestling

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 14, 2016 signed chap.32
Apr 13, 2016 delivered to governor
Mar 22, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.5
substituted for a2604c
Feb 01, 2016 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.85
Jan 26, 2016 amended by restoring to previous print 5949a
Jan 21, 2016 amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2015 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1698
Jun 13, 2015 print number 5949a
Jan 26, 2016 reported and committed to rules
Jan 21, 2016 print number 5949b
Jun 13, 2015 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 12, 2015 referred to rules

Votes

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Feb 1, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S5949A
17
6
committee
17
Aye
6
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 26, 2016 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S5949B
10
2
committee
10
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Jan 26, 2016

aye wr (1)

Jun 16, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S5949A
22
3
committee
22
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S5949 - Details

Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Rpld Chap 912 of 1920; ren Art 40 §§900 & 901 to be Art 43 §§1200 & 1201, add Art 41 §§1000 - 1022, Gen Bus L; amd §§451, 452, 1105 & 1820, Art 19 head, Tax L; amd §106, ABC L

S5949 - 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.

S5949 - Sponsor Memo

S5949 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5949

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, GOLDEN, PARKER, AVELLA, CROCI, FUNKE, KENNE-
  DY,  MARTINS,  MURPHY,  PANEPINTO,  RITCHIE  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general business law, the tax law, and the alcoholic
  beverage control law, in relation to authorized combative sports;  and
  to  repeal chapter 912 of the laws of 1920, relating to the regulation
  of boxing, sparring, and wrestling

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

  Section  1. Chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 relating to the regulation
of boxing, sparring, and wrestling is REPEALED.
  S 2. Article 40 and sections 900 and 901 of the general business  law,
as renumbered by chapter 407 of the laws of 1973, are renumbered article
43  and  sections  1200  and 1201, respectively, and a new article 41 is
added to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 41
                            COMBATIVE SPORTS
SECTION 1000. DEFINITIONS.
        1001. COMBATIVE SPORTS AUTHORIZED.
        1002. COMBATIVE SPORTS PROHIBITED.
        1003. STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION.
        1004. JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION.
        1005. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE COMMISSION.
        1006. SANCTIONING ENTITIES.
        1007. LICENSES; GENERAL PROVISIONS.
        1008. LICENSES; JUDGES.
        1009. LICENSES; ENTITIES.
        1010. LICENSES; PROFESSIONALS.
        1011. TEMPORARY WORKING PERMITS.
        1012. TEMPORARY TRAINING FACILITIES.
        1013. MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05199-06-5

Co-Sponsors

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S5949A - Details

Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Rpld Chap 912 of 1920; ren Art 40 §§900 & 901 to be Art 43 §§1200 & 1201, add Art 41 §§1000 - 1022, Gen Bus L; amd §§451, 452, 1105 & 1820, Art 19 head, Tax L; amd §106, ABC L

S5949A - 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.

S5949A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5949--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, GOLDEN, PARKER, AVELLA, CROCI, FUNKE, KENNE-
  DY,  MARTINS,  MURPHY,  PANEPINTO,  RITCHIE  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, the tax law, and the alcoholic
  beverage  control law, in relation to authorized combative sports; and
  to repeal chapter 912 of the laws of 1920, relating to the  regulation
  of boxing, sparring, and wrestling

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

  Section 1. Chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 relating to the  regulation
of boxing, sparring, and wrestling is REPEALED.
  S  2. Article 40 and sections 900 and 901 of the general business law,
as renumbered by chapter 407 of the laws of 1973, are renumbered article
43 and sections 1200 and 1201, respectively, and a  new  article  41  is
added to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 41
                            COMBATIVE SPORTS
SECTION 1000. DEFINITIONS.
        1001. COMBATIVE SPORTS AUTHORIZED.
        1002. COMBATIVE SPORTS PROHIBITED.
        1003. STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION.
        1004. JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION.
        1005. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE COMMISSION.
        1006. SANCTIONING ENTITIES.
        1007. LICENSES; GENERAL PROVISIONS.
        1008. LICENSES; JUDGES.
        1009. LICENSES; ENTITIES.
        1010. LICENSES; PROFESSIONALS.
        1011. TEMPORARY WORKING PERMITS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05199-08-5

Co-Sponsors

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S5949B - Details

Law Section:
Boxing
Laws Affected:
Rpld Chap 912 of 1920; ren Art 40 §§900 & 901 to be Art 43 §§1200 & 1201, add Art 41 §§1000 - 1022, Gen Bus L; amd §§451, 452, 1105 & 1820, Art 19 head, Tax L; amd §106, ABC L

S5949B - 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.

S5949B - Sponsor Memo

S5949B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5949--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, GOLDEN, PARKER, AVELLA, CROCI, FUNKE, KENNE-
  DY,  MARTINS,  MURPHY,  PANEPINTO,  RITCHIE  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  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 the general business law, the tax law, and the alcoholic
  beverage control law, in relation to authorized combative sports;  and
  to  repeal chapter 912 of the laws of 1920, relating to the regulation
  of boxing, sparring, and wrestling

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

  Section  1. Chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 relating to the regulation
of boxing, sparring, and wrestling is REPEALED.
  S 2. Article 40 and sections 900 and 901 of the general business  law,
as renumbered by chapter 407 of the laws of 1973, are renumbered article
43  and  sections  1200  and 1201, respectively, and a new article 41 is
added to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 41
                            COMBATIVE SPORTS
SECTION 1000. DEFINITIONS.
        1001. COMBATIVE SPORTS AUTHORIZED.
        1002. COMBATIVE SPORTS PROHIBITED.
        1003. STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION.
        1004. JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION.
        1005. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE COMMISSION.
        1006. SANCTIONING ENTITIES.
        1007. LICENSES; GENERAL PROVISIONS.
        1008. LICENSES; JUDGES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05199-11-6

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