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2015 House Bill 4220: Revise “mixed martial arts” regulation, extend to amateurs
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
Received in the Senate on May 5, 2015
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on May 5, 2015

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