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Register November 2011 No. 671
Chapter SPS 110
DEFINITIONS, LICENSES, PERMITS FOR PROFESSIONAL BOXING
SPS 110.01 Scope and authority.
SPS 110.02 Definitions.
SPS 110.03 Bond required for promoter or club license.
SPS 110.04 Compliance with federal laws.
SPS 110.05 Promoter or club license.
SPS 110.06 Matchmaker, judge, referee, second and timekeeper licenses.
SPS 110.07 Ringside physician license.
SPS 110.08 Term of license.
SPS 110.09 Renewal of license.
SPS 110.10 Professional contest permits; applications.
SPS 110.11 Permits, issuance and effect.
SPS 110.12 Canceling a professional event.
Ch. SPS 110 Note Note: EmR1031: emergency repeal and recreate effective 9-1-10; CR 10-101: repeal and recreate Register April 2011 No. 664, effective 5-1-11. Chapter RL 110 was renumbered chapter SPS 110 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 110.01 SPS 110.01 Scope and authority. The rules in chs. SPS 110 to 116 are adopted pursuant to ss. 227.11 (2) and 440.03 (1) and (1m), Stats., and ch. 444, Stats.
SPS 110.01 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 110.02 SPS 110.02 Definitions. As used in chs. SPS 110 to 116:
SPS 110.02(1) (1) "Anabolic steroid" means a drug or hormonal substance as defined in s. 961.01 (2m) (a), Stats.
SPS 110.02(2) (2) "Bout" means a contest between 2 boxers.
SPS 110.02(3) (3) "Boxer" means any person who is licensed under the provisions of ch. SPS 115.
SPS 110.02(4) (4) "Cause" means any of the reasons listed in s. SPS 116.01.
SPS 110.02(5) (5) "Commissioner" means a person duly authorized to represent the department in administering the regulation of professional boxing contests.
SPS 110.02(6) (6) "Contest" means any boxing or sparring contest the admission to which requires the purchase of a ticket or the payment of anything of value.
SPS 110.02(7) (7) "Knock-out" means that a boxer is down as described in s. SPS 114.05 (1) for at least 10 seconds as determined by the referee.
SPS 110.02(8) (8) "Permit" means a credential issued to a promoter or professional club to conduct a specific professional boxing contest.
SPS 110.02(9) (9) "Professional" means a boxer who receives money or reward, except that "professional" does not mean receiving watches, medals, articles of jewelry, silverware, trophies or ornaments which are suitably inscribed to show that they are given for participating in a contest and which do not exceed the sum of $35.
SPS 110.02(10) (10) "Professional club" means a club licensed under ch. 444, Stats., to conduct professional boxing contests.
SPS 110.02(11) (11) "Second" means a person who is present during a bout to provide assistance to the boxer.
SPS 110.02(12) (12) "Technical knock-out" means that a boxer loses a bout because the boxer discontinues boxing for any reason or because the referee terminates the bout because the boxer is defenseless or incapable of continuing. "Technical knock-out" does not include a situation when a boxer is down for a 10-count by the referee.
SPS 110.02(13) (13) "10-point must scoring system" means a system for scoring each round of a bout in such a way that the winner is awarded 10 points and the loser is awarded 9 points or less. Under this system each judge renders his or her score to the official scorekeeper for a round-by-round tally of points for each boxer. At the end of the bout, the scorekeeper adds the points that each judge gave for each boxer for each round. The winner of the bout is the boxer who receives the higher score from a majority of the judges.
SPS 110.02 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11; correction in (intro.), (3), (4), (7) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 110.03 SPS 110.03 Bond required for promoter or club license. Any promoter or club who wishes to conduct a professional boxing contest shall post a bond or other surety of not less than $10,000 as required by s. 444.035, Stats., with their application for a promoter or club license, to ensure payment of the expenses incurred in conducting an event including, in order of priority, the department, boxers and officials.
SPS 110.03 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 110.04 SPS 110.04 Compliance with federal laws. Professional clubs, promoters, seconds and boxers shall comply with the Professional Boxing Safety Act and provide the department with information, copies of documents, identification cards, copies of contracts, disclosures and notifications, required by this Act.
SPS 110.04 Note Note: The Professional Boxing Safety Act may be found in 15 USC 6301 et seq.
SPS 110.04 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 110.05 SPS 110.05 Promoter or club license.
SPS 110.05(1) (1)Application. Any person, club, corporation or association who wishes to conduct a professional boxing contest in this state shall, before conducting a contest, submit an application for a promoter or club license, on forms provided by the department, along with the fee specified in ss. 444.02 and 444.03, Stats.
SPS 110.05 Note Note: Applications are available upon request to the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 E. Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708, or on the department's website at: http://dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 110.05(2) (2)Eligibility.
SPS 110.05(2)(a)(a) To be eligible for a promoter or club license an applicant shall do all of the following:
SPS 110.05(2)(a)1. 1. Comply with the requirements in ss. 444.02 and 444.03, Stats.
SPS 110.05(2)(a)2. 2. Clubs, corporations, or associations shall submit a copy of their articles of incorporation and proof that the secretary of state has filed their articles pursuant to s. 180.0122, Stats., and identify all persons with or having a proprietary interest in the professional club, corporation or association and the percentage of proprietary interest.
SPS 110.05(2)(a)3. 3. Provide proof of having complied with s. 444.035, Stats., and s. SPS 110.03, on forms provided by the department.
SPS 110.05 Note Note: Forms are available upon request to the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 E. Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708, or on the department's website at: http://dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 110.05(2)(b) (b) The department shall issue a license to conduct professional boxing contests to a promoter or club if it finds that the applicant is not in default on any payments, obligations, or debts payable to the state of Wisconsin.
SPS 110.05(2)(c) (c) The application for a promoter or club license may be denied if the applicant has committed any act which would, if committed by a licensee, subject the applicant to discipline under chs. SPS 110 to 116.
SPS 110.05 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11; correction in (2) (c) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register April 2011 No. 664; correction in (2) (a) 3., (c) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 110.06 SPS 110.06Matchmaker, judge, referee, second and timekeeper licenses.
SPS 110.06(1) (1)Applications. A person, before acting as a matchmaker, judge, referee, second or timekeeper at any professional boxing contest, shall submit an application on forms provided by the department together with the fee specified in s. 444.11, Stats.
SPS 110.06 Note Note: Applications are available upon request to the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 E. Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708, or on the department's website at: http://dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 110.06(2) (2)Eligibility.
SPS 110.06(2)(a)(a) To be eligible for a license as a matchmaker, judge, referee, second or timekeeper, an applicant shall be at least 18 years of age.
SPS 110.06(2)(b) (b) The department may deny a license to an applicant who has committed any act which would, if committed by a licensee, subject the applicant to discipline under chs. SPS 110 to 116.
SPS 110.06 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11; correction in (2) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register April 2011 No. 664; correction in (2) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 110.07 SPS 110.07 Ringside physician license.
SPS 110.07(1)(1)Application. A person, before acting as a ringside physician at any professional boxing contest, shall submit an application on forms provided by the department together with the fee specified in s. 444.11, Stats.
SPS 110.07 Note Note: Applications are available upon request to the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 E. Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708, or on the department's website at: http://dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 110.07(2) (2)Eligibility.
SPS 110.07(2)(a)(a) To be eligible for a license as a ringside physician an applicant shall hold a credential to practice medicine in Wisconsin in accordance with ch. 448, Stats.
SPS 110.07(2)(b) (b) The department may deny a license to an applicant who has committed any act which would, if committed by a licensee, subject the applicant to discipline under chs. SPS 110 to 116.
SPS 110.07 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11; correction in (2) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register April 2011 No. 664; correction in (2) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 110.08 SPS 110.08 Term of license. A license for a promoter or club, matchmaker, judge, referee, timekeeper, ringside physician or second shall be valid for one year, unless suspended or revoked for cause, and expire 12 months after its date of issuance.
SPS 110.08 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr. as s. RL 110.09, eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 110.09 SPS 110.09 Renewal of license. A promoter or club, matchmaker, judge, referee, timekeeper, ringside physician or second, who chooses to continue licensure after the date of expiration of a license, shall file an application for renewal. The criteria and conditions for an original license shall apply equally to applications for renewal.
SPS 110.09 History History: EmR1031: emerg. cr. as s. RL 110.10, eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-101: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 110.10 SPS 110.10 Professional contest permits; applications.
SPS 110.10(1)(1) A licensed promoter or club who wishes to conduct a professional boxing contest shall, before conducting a contest, obtain a permit from the department. An application for a permit to conduct a contest shall be submitted to the department at least 30 calendar days before the proposed date of the contest and no more than 90 calendar days before a contest by a promoter or an authorized representative of a licensed professional club, corporation or association on forms provided by the department and shall include all of the following:
SPS 110.10 Note Note: Applications are available upon request to the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 E. Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708, or on the department's website at: http://dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 110.10(1)(a) (a) The name, addresses, telephone number and license number of the promoter or professional club, corporation or association.
SPS 110.10(1)(b) (b) The name and license number of the matchmaker that the promoter or professional club plans to use for the contest. If the matchmaker is not licensed in Wisconsin, the permit application shall include the proposed matchmaker's application for licensure along with all required documents.
SPS 110.10(1)(c) (c) The proposed date, starting time, and location of the contest including all of the following information regarding the venue:
SPS 110.10(1)(c)2. 2. Address.
SPS 110.10(1)(c)3. 3. Seating capacity.
SPS 110.10(1)(c)4. 4. A floor plan which indicates the dressing room locations and fire exits.
SPS 110.10(1)(c)5. 5. Name and telephone number of the primary contact person of the proposed venue.
SPS 110.10(1)(c)6. 6. Evidence satisfactory to the department that the promoter or professional club has entered into a valid agreement with the owner of the venue where the proposed professional boxing contest will be conducted.
SPS 110.10(1)(d) (d) Information regarding whether the proposed contest will be all professional, or combined professional and amateur, the number of rounds scheduled for each bout, and the proposed number of professional bouts and amateur bouts. All amateur contests shall begin before professional contests.
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