Introduced by Rep. Harvey Santana (D) on February 18, 2015 To revise many details of a comprehensive regulatory regime imposed by a 2004 law on professional boxing and martial arts competitions, and extend this regulation to amateur mixed martial arts events. Among other things amateurs would have to get a license, and female contestants would have to get a (negative) pregnancy test within a week of an event. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on February 18, 2015
Reported in the House on April 22, 2015 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Harvey Santana (D) on April 28, 2015 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015