00RS HB466


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HB 466 (BR 1765) - T. Kerr, J. Callahan, L. Belcher, A. Simpson

     AN ACT relating to sports.
     Amend KRS 229.051 to require that a permit be issued before a person can promote or act as a booker for a professional boxing or wrestling match or exhibition and require that the promoter or booker file bond; amend KRS 229.081 to permit the commission to promulgate administrative regulations governing persons, other than those enumerated in statute, who by virtue of their employment participate in boxing and wrestling events; amend KRS 229.101 to eliminate the provision permitting championship matches to be more than 12 rounds; amend KRS 229.111 to permit the commission to promulgate administrative regulations setting out the health and fitness requirements of the contestants; amend KRS 229.240 to expand authority of peace officers to permit them to prevent a professional match from occurring that violates the statutes and corresponding administrative regulations; amend KS 229.991 to increase lower end of fine from $25 to $100.

     Jan 25-introduced in House
     Jan 26-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Jan 28-posted in committee
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 8, 2000
     Feb 8-3rd reading, passed 91-2
     Feb 9-received in Senate
     Feb 14-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 2, 2000
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 3-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 6-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 14-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 106)

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