February 4, 2005





SENATE BILL No. 57

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DIGEST OF SB 57 (Updated February 3, 2005 1:22 pm - DI jhm)



Citations Affected: IC 25-9.

Synopsis: Provides that a boxing or sparring match, a semiprofessional elimination contest, or an exhibition sanctioned by United States Amateur Boxing, Inc. is considered to have obtained the appropriate license or permit required by Indiana law for holding any such event.

Effective: Upon passage.





Wyss, Miller




    January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure.
    February 3, 2005, amended; reassigned to Committee on Homeland Security, Utilities, and Public Policy.






February 4, 2005

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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SENATE BILL No. 57



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning professions and occupations.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 25-9-1-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 6. (a) The commission may:
        (1) cause to be issued by the Indiana professional licensing agency under the name and seal of the state boxing commission, an annual license in writing for holding boxing or sparring matches, semiprofessional elimination contests, or exhibitions to any person who is qualified under this chapter; and
        (2) adopt rules to establish the qualifications of the applicants.
    (b) In addition to the general license, a person must, before conducting any particular boxing or sparring match, semiprofessional elimination contest, or exhibition where one (1) or more contests are to be held, obtain a permit from the state boxing commission.
    (c) Annual licenses may be revoked by the commission upon hearing and proof that any holder of an annual license has violated this chapter or any rule or order of the commission.
    (d) A person who conducts a boxing or sparring match, semiprofessional elimination contest, or exhibition without first

obtaining a license or permit commits a Class B misdemeanor.
     (e) A boxing or sparring match, a semiprofessional elimination contest, or an exhibition sanctioned by United States Amateur Boxing, Inc. is considered to have obtained the appropriate license or permit required by this chapter.