2011 Connecticut Code
Title 29 Public Safety and State Police
Chapter 532a Boxing and Wrestling
Sec. 29-143l. (Formerly Sec. 21a-198). Issuance of license. Bond. Revocation of license.

      Sec. 29-143l. (Formerly Sec. 21a-198). Issuance of license. Bond. Revocation of license. (a) The commissioner may, in the commissioner's discretion, issue a license to conduct, hold or give any boxing match to any person, persons, club, corporation or association. Before any such license is granted, the applicant shall execute and file with the commissioner a bond in such amount and form and with such surety as is determined by the commissioner, which bond shall be conditioned for the payment of the tax imposed by section 29-143m. Upon the filing and approval of such bond, the commissioner shall issue to such applicant a certificate of such filing and approval. No license shall be issued under this section until such bond is filed.

      (b) The commissioner may, in the commissioner's discretion, revoke any license to conduct, hold or give any boxing match issued under this section for cause as provided in this chapter or in any regulation adopted under this chapter in accordance with chapter 54.

      (1949 Rev., S. 3509; 1959, P.A. 412, S. 33; February, 1965, P.A. 617, S. 2; 1972, P.A. 55, S. 2; P.A. 81-472, S. 50, 159; P.A. 84-344, S. 5, 11; P.A. 85-157, S. 3, 9; 85-293, S. 2; P.A. 98-117, S. 3; P.A. 99-194, S. 10.)

      History: 1959 act substituted commissioner of consumer protection for athletic commissioner, that office having been abolished; 1965 act deleted boxing from purview of section; 1972 act included boxing exhibition permits in provisions; P.A. 81-472 substituted the word "license" for the word "permit"; Sec. 19-328 transferred to Sec. 21a-198 in 1983; P.A. 84-344 deleted reference to commissioner of consumer protection, effective March 1, 1985; P.A. 85-157 substituted "commissioner of consumer protection" for "commissioner", to reflect abolition of state boxing commission; P.A. 85-293 repealed commissioner's powers re licenses to conduct wrestling bouts; P.A. 98-117 designated existing provisions as Subsec. (a), moved revocation authority to new Subsec. (b) and made other technical changes; P.A. 99-194 made gender neutral changes and replaced references to boxing exhibition with references to boxing match; Sec. 21a-198 transferred to Sec. 29-143l in 2007.

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