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Senate Bill 0557


Senate Bill 0557

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF SB557 (Updated April 16, 2007 4:55 pm - DI 84)


Combative fighting. Defines "combative fighting". Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally: (1) participates in combative fighting commits unauthorized combative fighting, a Class C misdemeanor; and (2) promotes or organizes combative fighting commits unlawful promotion or organization of combative fighting, a Class A misdemeanor. Makes unlawful promotion or organization of combative fighting a Class D felony if, within the five years preceding the commission of the offense, the person had a prior unrelated conviction for unlawful promotion or organization of combative fighting. Requires the state boxing commission to adopt rules to define ultimate fighting, Ultimate Fighting Championships, mixed martial arts, martial arts, including jujutsu, karate, kickboxing, kung fu, and tae kwon do, and professional wrestling.
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