2019 Massachusetts General Laws
Part I - Administration of the Government
Title XXII - Corporations
Chapter 180 - Corporations for Charitable and Certain Other Purposes
Section 28 - Conviction of Conducting Illegal Match; Voiding of Charter of Club or Organization
Section 28. If a person is convicted of a violation of section 12 of chapter 265 for engaging in, giving or promoting a public or private boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts or other unarmed combative sporting match or sparring exhibition, the contestants who have received or were promised a pecuniary reward, remuneration or consideration on the premises of or under the auspices of a club or organization described in section 4, the commissioner of the division of professional licensure, the city council or mayor in a city where the club or organization is situated, the board of selectmen or the board of aldermen in a town where the club or organization is situated, or the police commissioner of the city of Boston if the club or organization is situated in Boston shall immediately give notice to the state secretary who, upon receipt thereof, shall declare the charter of the club or organization void. The state secretary shall publish a notice in at least 1 newspaper published in the city or town wherein the club or organization is situated that the charter of the club or organization is void.