SENATE BILL NO. 152
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF BOXING MATCHES OR EXHIBITIONS AND THE DEREGULATION OF WRESTLING MATCHES OR EXHIBITIONS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend §8810(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by deleting that section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
H(c) The Division of Professional Regulation shall have the following
powers, duties and functions related to the regulation of boxing. It shall:
(1) Promulgate and enforce rules and regulations for the conduct of professional and amateur boxing matches or exhibitions for which a fee is charged. The Division shall consult with members of the medical
profession on health-related matters in the promulgation of
(1) Issue licenses and permits for amateur and professional boxing
exhibitions for which a fee is charged. The Division shall have the
power to suspend or revoke any license in the interest and protection of the public health, safety and welfare;
(2) Determine whether a bond shall be posted, the amount of any bond and all other conditions relative to such posting or to any waiver or exclusion from posting a bond;
(1) Designate an agent to act on behalf of the Division who shall, at all times during any boxing match, be the person present representing the State, and exercising its regulatory powers over all persons involved with the match including the authority to veto the decisions of others for good cause, and the authority to halt any match or all matches in the interest of the public health, safety or welfare."
Approved July 9, 1991.