HB 1732 Martial arts; definition.
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Summary as introduced:
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; regulation of martial arts competitions.  Includes martial arts competitions under the existing regulation of boxing and wrestling competitions. The bill defines martial arts as any of several Asian arts of combat or self-defense, including but not limited to aikido, karate, judo, or tae kwon do, usually practiced as sport and which may involve the use of striking weapons.

Full text:
01/03/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 055238276  pdf | impact statement
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1732ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/28/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)  pdf

Status:
01/03/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 055238276
01/03/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/05  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #4...
01/20/05  House: Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N)
01/24/05  House: Read first time
01/25/05  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/26/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/26/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
01/26/05  House: Communicated to Senate
01/27/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/05  Senate: Reported from General Laws (14-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: Read third time
02/14/05  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1732ER)
02/25/05  House: Enrolled
02/25/05  House: Signed by Speaker
02/28/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/20/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 287 (effective 7/1/05)
03/28/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)