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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 2546 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the combative sports program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
SB 796 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the combative sports program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1572 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of certain combative sports. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1848 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the regulation of certain combative sports activities; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably as substituted
SB 909 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of combative sports; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 34 78-1 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the prohibition of elimination tournaments; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2538 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling, the imposition of a tax on the sale of television rights, closed circuit telecasting rights, and pay-per-view telecasting rights for boxing and wrestling events, and the prohibition of certain types of fighting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1319 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1670 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to the regulation of certain amateur boxing events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 474 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of boxing, wrestling, kickboxing, karate, and other similar athletic activities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 70 65-0 (1977) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the minimum age restrictions for engaging in professional boxing. House: Labor
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 2162 65-0 (1977) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob"
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to fistic combat or wrestling matches after noon on Sundays. House: Labor
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
SB 643 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Revising the Texas boxing and wrestling laws, Chapter 241, General Laws, Acts of the 43rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1933, as amended (Article 8501-1 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); relating to the regulation and administration of boxing and wrestling and of certain contests and events; relating to licensing and bonding of certain persons; providing for fees, gross receipt taxes, certain remedies, and penalties. House: Labor
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1691 64-0 (1975) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to regulation of boxing and wrestling by the Texas Department of Labor and Standards. House: Labor Reported from committee with substitute
SB 660 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to regulation of boxing and wrestling by the Texas Department of Labor and Standards. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1690 63-0 (1973) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to increasing certain fees for certain licenses relating to boxing and wrestling; increasing the tax on gross receipts from sale of admission tickets to certain boxing and wrestling contests; amending Sections 4, 6, and 8, Chapter 241, General Laws, Acts of the 43rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1933, as amended (Article 614-1 et seq., Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring an emergency. House: Revenue & Taxation Received from House
SB 773 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to amending articles of the Penal Code of Texas, 1925.
HB 1215 61-0 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to boxing and wrestling fees and taxes and making other provisions relating thereto.
HB 26 58-0 (1963) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to changing the name of Bureau of Labor Statistics to the name Bureau of Labor; transferring all powers, duties and authority relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling and the enforcement of laws relating to boxing and wrestling from the bureau of Labor Statistics and the Commissioner of Labor Statistics to the Department of Public Safety.
HB 49 58-0 (1963) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to providing for transfer to and vesting in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas all authority and power heretofore delegated and granted to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics with respect to boxing contests and wrestling matches.
HB 994 58-0 (1963) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to promote, conduct, maintain or participate in professional boxing contests or exhibitions; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 386 58-0 (1963) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to providing for transfer to and vesting in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas all authority and power heretofore delegated and granted by said Acts to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics with respect to boxing contests and wrestling matches.
HB 947 57-0 (1961) Author: La Valle, Peter J. "Pete" Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas creating a Boxing and Wrestling Commission.
HB 988 57-0 (1961) Author: Struve, Joseph Daniel | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to fistic combat, wrestling matches, boxing, sparring contests or exhibitions for money.
HB 304 56-0 (1959) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to create a Boxing and Wrestling Commission.
HB 611 56-0 (1959) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the laws governing and regulating amateur boxing and wrestling.
HB 82 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. Relating to amending the Penal Code by creating a Boxing and Wrestling Commission.
HB 439 53-0 (1953) Author: Crosthwait, John L. Relating to amending certain Acts to broaden the tax base relative to the conducting of any fistic combat, boxing, sparring or wrestling, contest or exhibition where a money remuneration is charged or received.
HB 440 53-0 (1953) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Relating to permitting fistic combat matches, boxing, sparring and wrestling contests or exhibitions between professional boxers or wrestlers of the white race and professional boxers or wrestlers of the negro race.
HB 518 51-0 (1949) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" Relating to amending section 17b of House Bill 28, Chapter 21, Acts of the 43rd Legislature, Second Called Session, removing conflicts in Boxing and Wrestling Law; empowering the Commissioner of Labor with authority to promulgate all necessary rules and regulations for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Boxing and Wrestling Law.
HB 552 50-0 (1947) Author: Bean, Woodrow Wilson Relating to amending certain Acts relative to boxing contests or exhibitions.
HB 872 50-0 (1947) Author: Ridgeway, Jack F. Relating to regulating boxing and wrestling; providing certain penalties; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict therewith.
SB 436 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to regulating boxing and wrestling, creating the office of State Commissioner of Boxing and Wrestling for the licensing and regulating of said sports; making appropriations and directing a penalty; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict therewith.
HB 58 48-0 (1943) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to exempt certain organizations for the promotion of amateur boxing and wrestling where the participants therein receive no remuneration.
HB 305 47-0 (1941) Author: Bullock, Pat M. | et. al. Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to providing for the reduction of promoter's license fees and bond in certain cities; providing for the appointment of a referee for a single bout by a deputy boxing commissioner.
SB 397 47-0 (1941) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Act regulating boxing and wrestling matches; providing for the appointment of a state commissioner of athletics to supervise such matches.
HB 832 43-0 (1933) Author: Butler, George Byron | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Athletic Commission, which shall have sole jurisdiction over all ring exhibitions in the State, said Commission to consist of three members, appointed by the Governor, and fixing the terms of office at two years.
HB 28 43-2 (1934) Author: Moore, Weaver | et. al. Relating to vesting and empowering the Commissioner of Labor with the power to promulgate all necessary rules and regulations for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Wrestling and Boxing Law and providing for fines and penalties for the violation of any rule prescribed by the Commissioner of Labor and violation of any provision of the Wrestling and Boxing Law wherein a penalty is not specifically provided.
HB 43 43-4 (1934) Author: Harman, William Murdock Relating to making an appropriation for the enforcement of the Boxing and Wrestling Law during the fiscal year ending August 31, 1935.
SB 54 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to establishing a State athletic commission and regulating the art of boxing and sparring exhibitions or performances in the State of Texas.
SB 55 36-2 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to establishing a State Athletic Commission and regulating the part of boxing and sparring exhibitions or performances in the State.
HB 86 35-0 (1917) Author: Beard, Stanley Alphonse Relating to permitting boxing contests under certain conditions.
SB 3 24-1 (1895) Relating to prohibiting prize fighting and pugilism, and fights between men and animals, and to provide penalties therefor.
HB 24 22-0 (1891) Relating to prohibiting prize fighting and pugilism.
HB 167 22-0 (1891) Relating to prohibiting prize fighting and pugilism.

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