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 Bill Status of SB0657  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  BOXING/MARTIAL ARTS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kyle McCarter - Thomas Cullerton - David Koehler, Neil Anderson, Dan McConchie, Chuck Weaver and William E. Brady

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 105/1from Ch. 111, par. 5001
225 ILCS 105/6from Ch. 111, par. 5006
225 ILCS 105/8.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Boxing and Full-contact Martial Arts Act. Changes the definition of "amateur" to allow the person to receive a stipend for an athletic club or sponsor of the contestant to cover the cost of training and participation expenses not to exceed $1,500. Provides that "full-contact martial arts" includes, but is not limited to, mixed martial arts and kickboxing techniques. Defines "incumbent sanctioning body". Allows amateur boxing or full-contact martial arts contests sponsored by a State, county, or municipal entity to be conducted by a sanctioning body approved by the Act without oversight by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that specified qualified entities are exempt from oversight by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and must notify the Department of their intent to sponsor events covered under the Act. Adds provisions for sanctioning bodies. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter
  1/25/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/25/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  1/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/1/2017SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
  2/9/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (LA)
  2/10/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Brady
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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