This filing was published in the 09/15/2008, issue, Vol. 2008, No. 18, of the Utah State Bulletin.
Sports Authority (Utah), Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission
Promoter's Responsibility in Arranging Contests - Permit Fee, Bond, Restrictions
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE
DAR File No.: 31899
Filed: 08/26/2008, 01:11
Received by: NL
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
This amendment will reduce the promoter's cost of providing medical insurance by permitting promoter's to provide Secondary Medical Insurance coverage for contestants who already have Primary Medical Insurance. It also incorporates the Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission (PSUAC) requested changes to a previously submitted rule change.
Summary of the rule or change:
The promoters will be permitted to provide Secondary Medical Insurance coverage for contestants who already have Primary Medical Insurance.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
None--The proposed rule amendment will not impact the state budget. The proposed action clarifies the promoter's responsibility in providing medical insurance coverage for unarmed combat contestants.
None--The proposed rule amendment will not impact local government. The proposed action clarifies the promoter's responsibility in providing medical insurance coverage for unarmed combat contestants.
small businesses and persons other than businesses:
This action will reduce the cost for promoters in providing medical insurance for unarmed combat contestants.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
The action may decrease the costs for affected persons by up to 50%.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
This rule incorporates the recommended modifications to the rule adopted by the commission. Alan Dayton, Chair, PSUAC
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:Sports Authority (Utah)
Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission
324 S STATE ST
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84111
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
Bill Colbert at the above address, by phone at 801-538-8876, by FAX at 801-538-8888, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Bill Colbert, Secretary, PSUAC
R859. Sports Authority (Utah), Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission.
R859-1. Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission Act Rule.
R859-1-501. Promoter's Responsibility in Arranging Contests-Permit Fee, Bond, Restrictions.
(1) Before a licensed promoter may hold a contest or single contest as part of a single promotion, the promoter shall file with the Commission an application for a permit to hold the contest not less than 15 days before the date of the proposed contest, or not less than seven days for televised contests.
(2) The application shall include the date, time, and place of the contest as well as information concerning the on-site emergency facilities, personnel, and transportation.
(3) The permit application must be accompanied by a contest registration fee determined by the Department under Section 63-38-32.
(4) Before a permit to hold a contest is granted, the promoter shall post a surety bond with the Commission in the amount of $10,000.
(5) Prior to the scheduled time of the contest, the promoter shall have available for inspection the completed physical facilities which will be used directly or indirectly for the contest. The designated Commission member shall inspect the facilities in the presence of the promoter or the promoter's authorized representative, and all deficiencies cited upon inspection shall be corrected before the contest.
(6) A promoter shall be responsible for verifying the identity, ring record, and suspensions of each contestant. A promoter shall be held responsible for the accuracy of the names and records of each of the participating contestants in all publicity or promotional material.
(7) A promoter shall be held responsible for a contest in which one of the contestants is disproportionately outclassed.
(8) Before a contest begins, the promoter shall give the designated Commission member the money for payment of contestants, referees, judges, and the attending physician. The designated Commission member shall pay each contestant, referee, judge, and physician in the presence of one witness.
(9) A promoter shall be not under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances during the contest and until all purses to the contestants and all applicable fees are paid to the commission, officials and ringside physician.
(10) At the time of an unarmed combat contest weigh-in, the promoter of a contest shall provide primary insurance coverage in the amount of $10,000 for each licensed contestant to provide medical, surgical and hospital care for licensed contestants who are injured while engaged in a contest or exhibition:
(a) The term of the insurance coverage must not require the contestant to pay a deductible for the medical, surgical or hospital care for injuries he sustains while engaged in a contest of exhibition.
(b) If a licensed contestant pays for the medical, surgical or hospital care, the insurance proceeds must be paid to the contestant or his beneficiaries as reimbursement for the payment.
(c) The promoter should also have life insurance coverage of $10,000 for each contestant in case of death.
KEY: licensing, boxing, unarmed combat, white-collar contests
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Notice of Continuation: May 10, 2007
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 63C-11-101 et seq.
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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Bill Colbert at the above address, by phone at 801-538-8876, by FAX at 801-538-8888, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules (801-538-3764). Please Note: The Division of Administrative Rules is NOT able to answer questions about the content or application of these administrative rules.
Last modified: 09/11/2008 1:36 PM