2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 89 - Professional Boxing Safety (Sections 6301 - 6313)
Sec. 6312 - Professional boxing matches conducted on Indian reservations

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 89 - PROFESSIONAL BOXING SAFETY
Sec. 6312 - Professional boxing matches conducted on Indian reservations
Containssection 6312
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 104-272, §21, formerly §13, Oct. 9, 1996, 110 Stat. 3313; renumbered §21, Pub. L. 106-210, §4(1), May 26, 2000, 114 Stat. 322.
Statutes at Large References110 Stat. 3313
114 Stat. 322
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 104-272, Public Law 106-210

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15 U.S.C. § 6312 (2015)

§6312. Professional boxing matches conducted on Indian reservations

(a) Definitions

For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply:

(1) Indian tribe

The term "Indian tribe" has the same meaning as in section 450b(e) of title 25.

(2) Reservation

The term "reservation" means the geographically defined area over which a tribal organization exercises governmental jurisdiction.

(3) Tribal organization

The term "tribal organization" has the same meaning as in section 450b(l) of title 25.

(b) Requirements

(1) In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a tribal organization of an Indian tribe may, upon the initiative of the tribal organization—

(A) regulate professional boxing matches held within the reservation under the jurisdiction of that tribal organization; and

(B) carry out that regulation or enter into a contract with a boxing commission to carry out that regulation.

(2) Standards and licensing

If a tribal organization regulates professional boxing matches pursuant to paragraph (1), the tribal organization shall, by tribal ordinance or resolution, establish and provide for the implementation of health and safety standards, licensing requirements, and other requirements relating to the conduct of professional boxing matches that are at least as restrictive as—

(A) the otherwise applicable standards and requirements of a State in which the reservation is located; or

(B) the most recently published version of the recommended regulatory guidelines certified and published by the Association of Boxing Commissions.

(Pub. L. 104–272, §21, formerly §13, Oct. 9, 1996, 110 Stat. 3313; renumbered §21, Pub. L. 106–210, §4(1), May 26, 2000, 114 Stat. 322.)

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