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H.R. 1832 (106th): Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 7, 2000 (Passed the Senate with an Amendment).


HR 1832 EAS

In the Senate of the United States,

April 7, 2000.

Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 1832) entitled ‘An Act to reform unfair and anticompetitive practices in the professional boxing industry.’, do pass with the following

AMENDMENTS:

    ( 1 ) Page 6, after line 17, insert:

    ‘(c) PROTECTION FROM COERCIVE CONTRACTS WITH BROADCASTERS- Subsection (a) of this section applies to any contract between a commercial broadcaster and a boxer, or granting any rights with respect to that boxer, involving a broadcast in or affecting interstate commerce, regardless of the broadcast medium. For the purpose of this subsection, any reference in subsection (a)(1)(B) to ‘promoter’ shall be considered a reference to ‘commercial broadcaster’.

    ( 2 ) Page 17, after line 24, insert:

      (1) in paragraph (9) by inserting after ‘match.’ the following: ‘The term ‘promoter’ does not include a hotel, casino, resort, or other commercial establishment hosting or sponsoring a professional boxing match unless--

        ‘(A) the hotel, casino, resort, or other commercial establishment is primarily responsible for organizing, promoting, and producing the match; and

        ‘(B) there is no other person primarily responsible for organizing, promoting, and producing the match.’;

    ( 3 ) Page 18, line 1, strike out [Struck out->][ (1) ][<-Struck out] and insert: (2)

    ( 4 ) Page 18, line 4, strike out [Struck out->][ (2) ][<-Struck out] and insert: (3)

Attest:

Secretary.

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 1832

AMENDMENTS