IL SB0657 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-05-05 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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.

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2017-05-05SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2017-04-07SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
2017-03-17SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
2017-02-10SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Brady
2017-02-09SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (LA)
2017-02-08SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
2017-02-08SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
2017-02-07SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
2017-02-01SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
2017-01-25SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
2017-01-25SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2017-01-25SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-01-25SenateFirst Reading
2017-01-25SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter

Code Citations

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

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