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 Bill Status of HB2856  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  BOXING/MARTIAL ARTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski - Allen Skillicorn, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Ryan Spain, Al Riley and Litesa E. Wallace

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kyle McCarter - David Koehler, Dave Syverson, Neil Anderson, Michael E. Hastings, Steve Stadelman and Thomas Cullerton)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/2/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 105/1from Ch. 111, par. 5001
225 ILCS 105/6from Ch. 111, par. 5006
225 ILCS 105/8.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Boxing and Full-contact Martial Arts Act. Changes the definition of "amateur" to allow the person to receive a stipend for an athletic club or sponsor of the contestant to cover the cost of training and participation expenses not to exceed $1,500. Provides that "full-contact martial arts" includes, but is not limited to, mixed martial arts and kickboxing techniques. Defines "incumbent sanctioning body". Exempts the following from oversight by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: (1) amateur boxing or full-contact martial arts contests that occur in facilities owned, operated, or managed by a State, county, or local public entity and are conducted by a sanctioning body and (2) amateur boxing, martial arts, or full-contact martial arts contests that are sponsored by a not-for-profit organization and conducted by a sanctioning body. Requires the sponsor of a qualified contest exempt from Department oversight to notify the Department of its intent to sponsor events. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 105/8.5 new
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 105/12from Ch. 111, par. 5012

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Boxing and Full-contact Martial Arts Act. Defines "kickboxing". Removes language providing that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall have the authority to determine whether a professional or amateur contest is exempt from oversight. Provides that kickboxing contests that are sanctioned by nationally recognized sanctioning bodies are exempt from Department oversight. Provides that participants of kickboxing contests must use, at a minimum, 10 ounce gloves. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
In provisions concerning restricted contests and events, provides that amateur kickboxing contests (rather than kickboxing contests) that are sanctioned by nationally recognized sanctioning bodies are exempt from Department oversight.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/7/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/8/2017HouseTo Business Licenses Subcommittee
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
  3/28/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  3/29/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 003-000-000
  3/29/2017HouseReported Back To Business & Occupational Licenses Committee;
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/29/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 009-000-000
  3/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 009-000-000
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/27/2017HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael D. Unes
  4/27/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
  4/27/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  4/28/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/28/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 098-000-000
  4/28/2017HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  4/28/2017HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  5/2/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  5/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/2/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  5/2/2017SenateFirst Reading
  5/2/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/3/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  5/3/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  5/3/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/4/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  5/10/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton

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