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The DC Code: § 3-601 Purpose.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)

It is the purpose of this chapter to create a Boxing and Wrestling Commission for the District of Columbia with the authority to promulgate rules and regulations, to promote the District of Columbia as a location for boxing, wrestling and martial arts events, and to regulate boxing and wrestling within its jurisdiction.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-601. 1973 Ed., § 2-1231. Legislative History of Laws Law 1-20, the "Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act of 1975," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-26, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 3, 1975, and June 17, 1975, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 11, 1975, it was assigned Act No. 1-31 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 1-50, the "District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act-- Amendment of 1976," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-168, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 21, 1975 and November 4, 1975, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 20, 1975, it was assigned Act No. 1-70 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Law 7-169, the "District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act Amendment Act of 1988," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-493, which was referred to the Committee of Public Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 28, 1988 and July 12, 1988, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 15, 1988, it was assigned Act No. 7-225 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 3-601 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 8, 1975, D.C. Law 1-20, § 2, 23 DCR 1806; Feb. 26, 1976, D.C. Law 1-50, § 3, 22 DCR 5127; Sept. 29, 1988, D.C. Law 7-169, § 2(a), 35 DCR 5749.)