House Bill 684

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 91)
Title AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Authority and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 540
Sponsors S. Riggs, M. Cherry, D. Osborne
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 229.011 to define "boxing," "kickboxing," "mixed martial arts," "show," and "wrestling"; amend KRS 229.021 to require a license or permit for individuals involved in a show or exhibition; amend KRS 229.031 to require those conducting a show or exhibition to pay a tax of twenty-five dollars or five percent of gross receipts, whichever is greater; amend KRS 229.051 to require a bond before a promoter license is granted; amend KRS 229.061 to include kickboxing and mixed martial arts shows; amend KRS 229.071 to require show dates to be approved and require a promoter's license for anyone providing training for a show or exhibition and to include kickboxing and mixed martial arts; amend KRS 229.081 to require licensing for bout assistants and seconds; amend KRS 229.101 to limit mixed martial arts bouts or exhibitions to no more than five rounds with duration of each round determined by administrative regulation; amend KRS 229.111 to include kickboxing and mixed martial arts shows; amend KRS 229.121 to extend minimum age requirements to kickboxing and mixed martial arts shows or exhibitions; amend KRS 229.131 and KRS 229.141 to include kickboxing and mixed martial arts; amend KRS 229.151 to extend the authority's responsibility beyond only professional bouts; create a new section of KRS chapter 229 to create the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Medical Advisory Panel to advise the authority on health and safety issues and to review the fitness of referred individuals to compete in the regulated sports; amend KRS 229.155 to assign the duties of executive director of the authority to the commissioner of the Department of Public Protection until revenue of five hundred thousand dollars has been generated in two consecutive fiscal years; amend KRS 229.171 to extend the jurisdiction of the authority to kickboxing and mixed martial arts shows; amend KRS 229.200 to allow the authority to probate a license and extend the authority to include kickboxing and mixed martial arts; amend KRS 229.210 to grant the medical review panel the authority to determine the length of a medical suspension, under approval of the board; amend KRS 229.250 to require the first two hundred fifty thousand dollars collected by the authority to be paid into an agency fund account; amend KRS 229.991 to increase the maximum fine for participants acting without a license and for issuing a license to a contestant under the age of eighteen and for violations of other provisions of the chapter; repeal KRS 229.161.
Index Headings of Original Version Amusements and Recreation - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling shows, regulation of
Athletics - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling shows, regulation of
Safety - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling shows, regulation of
Licensing - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling show participants, licensing of
Physicians and Practitioners - Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Medical Advisory Panel, creation of
Bonds of Surety - Promoter license, bond requirement for
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/28/08
  • introduced in House
02/29/08
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)
03/05/08
  • posted in committee
03/12/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/13/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 14, 2008
03/19/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-2 with Committee Substitute
03/20/08
  • received in Senate
03/25/08
  • to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
03/28/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
04/01/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
04/02/08
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-1
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
04/11/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 91)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, exclude amateurs under the jurisdiction of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Amateur Athletic Union, Golden Gloves, USA Boxing, USA Wrestling, and events in which participants do not strive to win from the definition of "Exhibition"; delete the definition of "Wrestling"; define "Professional Wrestling."
Index Headings Amusements and Recreation - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling shows, regulation of
Athletics - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling shows, regulation of
Safety - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling shows, regulation of
Licensing - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling show participants, licensing of
Physicians and Practitioners - Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Medical Advisory Panel, creation of
Bonds of Surety - Promoter license, bond requirement for

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