Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Professional Boxing and Wrestling Act. Removes
references to wrestling, wrestling exhibitions, and wrestling
registration. Changes the short title of the Act. Amends the
Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the sunset date to January 1, 2012.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the text
of the original bill. Further amends the Professional Boxing and
Wrestling Act. Changes the title to refer to professional boxing.
Renames the Board to the State Professional Boxing Board and requires,
beginning with the next appointment after the effective date of the
amendatory Act, that at least one member have experience as a
professional boxer. Requires that inspectors have experience as
professional boxers. Changes references from boxing matches to boxing
contests. Provides that a picture identification card shall be issued
to all licensed boxers who are residents of Illinois or who are
residents of any jurisdiction, state, or country that does not
regulate professional boxing. Removes the additional fine assessed
against a person whose check or other payment for a renewal or
issuance fee is returned because of insufficient funds and who
continues to practice without paying the renewal fee and the fine due.
Effective January 1, 2002.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Changes the title to "An Act in relation to sports".
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Removes the requirement that at least one member of the State
Professional Boxing Board have experience as a boxer. Removes the
requirement that an inspector appointed by the Director have
experience as a boxer.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0499
Last action date: DEC-18-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 3 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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