IL HB2856 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-24 - House Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

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". Exempts the following from oversight by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: (1) amateur boxing or full-contact martial arts contests that occur in facilities owned, operated, or managed by a State, county, or local public entity and are conducted by a sanctioning body and (2) amateur boxing, martial arts, or full-contact martial arts contests that are sponsored by a not-for-profit organization and conducted by a sanctioning body. Requires the sponsor of a qualified contest exempt from Department oversight to notify the Department of its intent to sponsor events. Effective immediately.

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Title

BOXING/MARTIAL ARTS

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-04-24HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-04-24HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
2017-03-30HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-29HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 009-000-000
2017-03-29HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
2017-03-29HouseReported Back To Business & Occupational Licenses Committee;
2017-03-29HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 003-000-000
2017-03-28HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2017-03-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
2017-03-24HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-24HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
2017-03-08HouseTo Business Licenses Subcommittee
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2017-02-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
2017-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2017-02-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2251051Amended CodeCitation Text
2251056Amended CodeCitation Text
2251058.5New CodeSee Bill Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments

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