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74-50,187. Rules and regulations. (a) The commission shall adopt any rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act on or before July 1, 2012. Such rules and regulations shall include, but not be limited to, provisions concerning:

(1) The conduct of regulated sports contests, the time and place of such contests and the prices charged for admission thereto.

(2) The issuance of a license under this section and to prescribe qualifications for licensees.

(3) Fees necessary to fund the expenses and operating costs incurred in the administration and enforcement of the provisions of this act.

(4) Standards of conduct, officials required, ring size and construction, age restrictions for contestants, limitations on the number of matches in which a contestant may participate, classification of weight divisions, protective gear, selection of judges and other matter concerning regulated sports deemed necessary by the commission.

(5) The acquisition of liability insurance, indemnity coverage and surety bonds in amounts determined by the commission.

(6) Procedures and conditions for limitation, suspension and revocation of licenses.

(7) Procedures and requirements for testing for drugs and communicable diseases.

(8) The amount of any fees to be assessed upon the gross revenues received by any promoter, broadcaster, media network or distributor who electronically distributes or televises a regulated sports contest including, but not limited to, pay-per-view or internet broadcast.

(9) The requirements for full disclosure between any promoter, broadcaster, media network or distributor who electronically distributes or televises a regulated sports contest including, but not limited to, pay-per-view or internet broadcast.

(10) Any other rules and regulations deemed necessary by the commission for the administration of the televising, broadcasting or distributing of a regulated sports contest including, but not limited to, pay-per-view or internet broadcast.

(11) Any other matter deemed necessary by the commission to implement and enforce the provisions of this act.

(b) The commission may adopt rules and regulations concerning professional wrestling. Rules and regulations concerning professional wrestling may be limited to the following:

(1) Requirements that a physician or other emergency medical provider be present at the performance.

(2) Requirements that the promoter notify the commission regarding the location, date and time of a performance.

(3) The payment of fees.

(4) The acquisition of liability insurance, indemnity coverage and surety bonds in amounts determined by the commission.

(5) Any other matter deemed necessary by the commission to implement and enforce the provisions of this act.

History: L. 2004, ch. 88, § 7; L. 2011, ch. 40, § 6; Apr. 14.



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