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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 109 : Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts

Subchapter 001 : Boxing

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 6001)
  • § 6001. Definitions

    As used in this subchapter:

    (1) “Boxer” means an individual who participates in a boxing match.

    (2) “Boxing match” or “match” means a contest or training exhibition for a prize or purse where an admission fee is charged and where individuals score points by striking the head and upper torso of an opponent with padded fists. An amateur match is a match held under the supervision of a school, college, or university; under the supervision of United States Amateur Boxing, Inc. or its successor as the nationally designated governing body for amateur boxing; or, for any other amateur match, under the supervision of a nationally designated governing body. All other matches shall be considered professional matches.

    (3) “Director” means the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation.

    (4) “Disciplinary action” includes any action by the administrative law officer appointed under 3 V.S.A. § 129, premised upon a finding of wrongdoing. It includes all sanctions of any kind, including denying, suspending, or revoking a registration and issuing warnings.

    (5) “Health care provider” means a health care practitioner licensed in Vermont who is permitted under the practitioner’s statutory or regulatory scope of practice to conduct the types of examinations set forth in this subchapter.

    (6) “Manager” means a person who receives compensation for service as an agent or representative of a professional boxer.

    (7) “National Boxer Registry” means an entity certified by the Association of Boxing Commissions for the purpose of maintaining records for the identification of professional boxers and for tracking their records and suspensions.

    (8) “Participant” means managers, seconds, referees, and judges in a professional boxing match.

    (9) “Promoter” means a person that organizes, holds, advertises, or otherwise conducts a professional boxing match. (Added 1999, No. 133 (Adj. Sess.), § 37, eff. Jan. 1, 2001; amended 2011, No. 116 (Adj. Sess.), § 65; 2021, No. 69, §§ 15a, 16(b) (redesignated from 31 V.S.A. § 1101).)