senate Bill S6340

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Imposes a two year moratorium on mixed martial arts events in the state, requires the commissioner of the department of health to conduct a health study to determine the dangers of mixed martial arts

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
May 11, 2017 referred to health

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S6340 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4724
2015-2016: S2622
2019-2020: S4093

S6340 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes a two year moratorium on the conduct of mixed martial arts events in the state and requires the commissioner of health to conduct a comprehensive health study to determine the dangers of mixed martial arts.

S6340 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6340 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6340

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to impose a two year moratorium on the conduct of  mixed  martial
  arts  events  and amateur mixed martial arts competition events in the
  state and to require the commissioner of the department of  health  to
  conduct a comprehensive health study to determine the dangers of mixed
  martial arts

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the  contra-
ry,  public  and  for-profit  mixed  martial arts competition events and
amateur mixed martial arts competition events shall not be conducted  in
the  state of New York for a period of two years from the effective date
of this act.
  § 2. The commissioner of the department of health  is  authorized  and
directed  to  conduct  a  comprehensive  health  study  to determine the
dangers to participants of engaging in mixed  martial  arts  competition
events.  Such  study  shall  be  completed within eighteen months of the
effective date of this act.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02383-02-7

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