Current Status Bill Number:
1421Type of Legislation: Joint Resolution JRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960516Primary Sponsor: General Committee SG 08All Sponsors: General CommitteeDrafted Document Number: gjk\22877ac.96Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee 26 HLCISubject: Regulation No. 1907, Athletic; combative sports
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19960523 Introduced, read first time, 26 HLCI referred to Committee Senate 19960522 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960521 Read second time Senate 19960516 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
May 16, 1996
S. Printed 5/16/96--S.
Read the first time May 16, 1996.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION, RELATING TO COMBATIVE SPORTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 1907, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, State Athletic Commission, relating to combative sports, designated as Regulation Document Number 1907, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
The proposed amendments and additions provide for: definitions for admissions, administrator, commission representative, event, and person; specification for rings, ring ropes, and posts; hand wrap requirements, suspensions for technical knockouts; these knockdowns in one round shall be technical knockout; legal drugs that can be used by corner men; all refreshments must be in plastic or paper containers; licenses for off-the-street boxing and license fees; bond requirements; title of subchapter change; criteria for judges and referees; clarifying boxing scoring is majority decision; four judges to be on hand; no verbal or physical abuse of officials and commission representatives; promoter must identify contestants and shall not participate as contestants; matchmaker must identify contestants, and shall not participate as contestant; bloodbourne pathogen control; technical changes; doctor of osteopathy may perform physical examinations; off-the-street boxing requirements; procedure for permits when no regulations exist and cross references; provides clarification where needed in some regulations.