2003 -- H 5392
RELATING TO BOXING AND WRESTLING
Introduced By: Representatives Schadone, and Corvese
Date Introduced: February 04, 2003
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 41-5-2 of the General Laws in Chapter 41-5 entitled "Boxing and
Wrestling" is hereby repealed.
Sunday boxing prohibited. -- No boxing or sparring match or exhibition,
or not exempted under section 41-5-1, shall occur on Sunday; provided, however,
that in the
year 1989, the division of racing and athletics may, upon application, permit
one boxing or sparring
match or exhibition to take place on Sunday. Provided further, that the
division of racing and
athletics may, upon application, permit one boxing or sparring match or
exhibition to take place
on Sunday, August 11, 1996. The division may upon application grant licenses
matches to take place on Sunday.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.