Utah Department of Administrative Services Division of Administrative Rules

File No. 34181

This rule was published in the November 15, 2010, issue (Vol. 2010, No. 22) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Governor, Economic Development, Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission

Section R359-1-502

Ringside Equipment

Notice of Proposed Rule

(Amendment)

DAR File No.: 34181
Filed: 10/31/2010 10:25:00 PM

RULE ANALYSIS

Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:

This change specifies the ringside equipment required to be provided by the promoter and eliminates ringside equipment provided by the Commission.

Summary of the rule or change:

The amendment will reflect the required ringside equipment that is traditionally provided by the promoter or contained in the unified rules adopted by the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC).

State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:

  • Title 63C, Chapter 11

Anticipated cost or savings to:

the state budget:

The proposed amendment will not impact the state budget since the Commission has traditionally provided the ringside equipment that is being deleted from the list.

local governments:

The proposed amendment will not impact local governments since they are not involved in the regulation of unarmed combat.

small businesses:

The proposed amendment reflects the required ringside equipment that is traditionally provided by the promoter and/or contained in the unified rules adopted by the ABC so consequently there will not be a significant impact on small businesses.

persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:

The proposed amendment reflects the required ringside equipment that is traditionally provided by the promoter and/or contained in the unified rules adopted by the ABC so consequently there will not be a significant impact on small businesses, businesses or local government entities.

Compliance costs for affected persons:

The proposed amendment reflects the required ringside equipment that is traditionally provided by the promoter and/or contained in the unified rules adopted by the ABC so consequently there will not be a significant impact on small businesses.

Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:

The proposed amendment reflects what is already in practice in the field and will have little or no impact on the cost of promoting events.

Richard Montanez, Commission Chair

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Governor
Economic Development, Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission
324 S STATE ST
STE 500
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 bcolbert@utah.gov

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:

12/15/2010

This rule may become effective on:

12/22/2010

Authorized by:

Bill Colbert, Secretary, PSUAC

RULE TEXT

R359. Governor, Economic Development, Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission.

R359-1. Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission Act Rule.

R359-1-502. Ringside Equipment.

(1) Each promoter shall provide all of the following:

(a) commission-approved gloves in whole, clean and in sanitary condition for each contestant;[(a) a sufficient number of buckets for use by the contestants;]

(b) stools for use by the seconds;

(c) rubber gloves for use by the referees, seconds, ringside physicians, and Commission representatives;

(d) a stretcher, which shall be available near the ring and near the ringside physician;

(e) a portable resuscitator with oxygen;

(f) an ambulance with attendants on site at all times when contestants are competing. Arrangements shall be made for a replacement ambulance if the first ambulance is required to transport a contestant for medical treatment. The location of the ambulance and the arrangements for the substitute ambulance service shall be communicated to the physician;

(g) seats at ringside for the assigned officials;

(h) seats at ringside for the designated Commission member;

(i) [scales for weigh-ins, which the Commission shall require to be certified;]ring (cage) cleaning supplies, including bucket, towels and disinfectant;

[(j) a gong;

]([k]j) a public address system;

([l]k) a separate dressing room for each sex, if contestants of both sexes are participating;

([m]l) a separate room for physical examinations;

([n]m) a separate dressing room shall be provided for officials, unless the physical arrangements of the contest site make an additional dressing room impossible;

([o]n) adequate security personnel; and

([p]o) sufficient bout sheets for ring officials and the designated Commission member.

(2) A promoter shall only hold contests in facilities that conform to the laws, ordinances, and regulations regulating the county, city, town, or village where the bouts are situated.

(3) Restrooms shall not be used as dressing rooms , [and] for physical examinations [and]or weigh-ins.

 

KEY: licensing, boxing, unarmed combat, white-collar contests

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [October 1], 2010

Notice of Continuation: May 10, 2007

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law: 63C-11-101 et seq.

 


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