92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2565
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Short description: 
PROFESSIONAL WRESTL                                                        

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.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
        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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   3     SENATE -   0


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