Statutes and Regulations

CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 4. BUSINESS REGULATIONS
DIVISION 2. STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION

CHAPTER 1. PROFESSIONAL BOXING RULES

ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISION

§ 201. Citation.

The rules in this subchapter shall be cited as the "Professional Boxing Rules."

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. New section filed 6-11-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 24). For prior history, see Register 82, No. 8.

2. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

3. Editorial renumbering only of former section 201 to section 201.5, and editorial renumbering only of former division 2 (section 200 "Citation") to division 2 (section 201) to correct duplication of section numbers (Register 90, No. 21).

§ 201.5. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(a) "commission" means the State Athletic Commission;

(b) "code" means the Business and Professions Code;

(c) "rules" means the Boxing Rules.

(d) the terms "club" and "promoter" are synonymous and used interchangeably, and include any person, partnership, club, corporation, organization or association conducting, holding or giving boxing contests.

(e) the masculine gender includes the feminine gender.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18621 and 18622, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Originally printed 3-22-45.

2. Revision filed 5-23-47 (Register 8).

3. Repealer and new subchapters 1-3 filed 9-23-59; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 59, No. 16).(ED. NOTE-For changes intervening Register 8 and Register 59, No. 16, as to specific sections, see Registers 13, No. 6; 15, No. 2; 17, No. 1; 18, No. 4; 20, No. 6; 24, No. 3; 25, No. 6; 26, Nos. 4 and 7; 30, No. 1; 53, No. 3; 54, Nos. 1, 3, 5, 23, 25 and 27; 55, Nos. 16 and 17; and 56, Nos. 9, 13 and 17).

4. Repealer and new subchapters 1-3 refiled 12-14-59; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 59, No. 21).

5. Repealer and new section filed 1-30-64; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 64, No. 3).

6. Repealer of subchapter 1 (articles 1-10, sections 201-366, not consecutive) and new subchapter 1 (articles 1-12, sections 201-416, not consecutive) filed 2-23-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 8). For prior history, see Registers 81, Nos. 49 and 15; 80, Nos. 19 and 15; 79, Nos. 49 and 10; 77, Nos. 48 and 3; 76, Nos. 40, 30 and 3; 75, Nos. 49 and 37; 73, Nos. 45, 35, 25, 9 and 3; 72, No. 16; 71, No. 31; 70, Nos. 50 and 8; 68, No. 37; 67, Nos. 51, 39 and 4; 66, No. 15; and 64, No. 18.

7. New subsection (e) filed 6-11-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 24).

8. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

9. Editorial renumbering only of former section 201 to section 201.5 (Register 90, No. 21).

§ 202. Filing of Applications and Reports.

Any application or report required under law or any rule of the commission to be filed with the commission, unless otherwise specified, shall be filed at the commission's general office at 2005 Evergreen Street, Suite #2010, Sacramento, California 95815

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18612, 18642 and 18824, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 12-16-94 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 94, No. 50).

3. Amendment filed 2-29-2000; operative 3-30-2000 (Register 2000, No. 9).

§ 204. Forms.

Ring officials, licensees and applicants for licenses shall submit to the commission such forms, records and statements at such times and in such manner as directed by the commission.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18612, 18642 and 18824, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 205. Filing Of Change Of Address.

Every person, corporation, association or other organization holding a license issued by the commission, or any such person or entity with an application on file with the commission shall immediately notify the commission in writing at one of its offices of any and all changes of address, giving both the old and new address.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18641 and 18642, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 206. Authority of Employees.

The jurisdiction, duties and responsibilities of all commission representatives and employees shall be established by the executive officer subject to the approval of the commission.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 18613, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 208. License Fees.

Each application for a license to conduct or operate a professional boxer's gymnasium within the meaning of Section 18685 of the code shall be accompanied by the annual license fee of $10.00. Every such license expires at midnight on December 31 of each year.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611 and 18648, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18653, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

ARTICLE 2. LICENSES AND APPLICATIONS

§ 210. Application For License; Contents, Falsification.

(a) Applications for licenses shall be in writing on a form supplied by the commission and shall be verified under oath by the applicant. Every license issued shall be subject to the conditions and agreements set forth in the application therefor, the statutes and laws relating to boxing and wrestling and the rules and regulations of the commission.

(b) Falsification in whole or in part of a material fact or presentation on any application for a license shall result in a license being denied, and if previously granted, revoked unless otherwise ordered by the commission

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611 and 18648, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641, 18642 and 18661, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 211. Fingerprints and Photographs.

(a) An applicant for any license issued by the commission shall submit two classifiable sets of fingerprints at the time the initial application is filed with the commission, or at such other times as deemed necessary by the commission. The applicant shall also furnish two passport-size photographs as required by the commission.

(b) This rule applies to any of the following:

(1) Sole proprietor;

(2) Every partner in a partnership;

(3) All members of a limited liability company;

(4) Every shareholder, officer or director of a nonpublic corporation; and

(5) Every officer and director of a public corporation.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 144, 18611 and 18648, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 144, 18640, 18660, 18661 and 18840, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 12-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No, 51).

2. Amendment of section and NOTE filed 8-30-2010; operative 9-29-2010 (Register 2010, No. 36).

§ 212. Use of Ring Names.

Boxers and wrestlers may assume and use ring names, but the right to use any certain ring name is subject to the approval of the commission and may be denied either at the time of presenting application for license, or later, should reason for such denial be brought before the commission.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18641 and 18642, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 213. Promoter's License.

In order to be issued a boxing promoter's license, an applicant shall meet all the following requirements:

(a) An applicant shall demonstrate financial responsibility. For purposes of section 18665(b) of the code, "financial responsibility" means no less than $50,000 in cash or the equivalent in liquid assets as demonstrated by the applicant's financial statement. The financial statement shall be prepared by and be on the letterhead of a certified public accountant within sixty (60) days of the date the application is filed.

(b) An applicant shall demonstrate either that the applicant possesses the necessary knowledge and experience to act as a promoter or employs a person whose possesses those qualifications.

(c) The bond required by section 18680 of the code, which shall be set by the commission in an amount no less than $50,000.

(d) The fee specified in section 18804 of the code.

(e) Evidence that the applicant is in compliance with Rule 290 regarding medical insurance.

(f) The applicant shall meet the requirements for licensure as a matchmaker, or in the alternative submit evidence that the promoter employs a licensed matchmaker

(g) An application for promoter's license shall be signed by an owner or officer of the applicant

NOTE: Authority: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18648, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. New section filed 12-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 51).

2. Amendment filed 8-30-2010; operative 9-29-2010 (Register 2010, No. 36).

§ 213.2 Changes in Promoter Personnel.

(a) The requirements of section 18666 of the code shall not apply to changes in the shareholders of a publicly traded corporation.

(b) In accordance with section 18666 of the code, a licensed promoter shall provide fingerprints (in accordance with Rule 211) and a financial statement that complies with Rule 213 for persons who become connected with or obtain a proprietary interest in the promoter during the term of an existing promoter's license.

NOTE: Authority: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18714 and 18776, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. New section filed 8-30-2010; operative 9-29-2010 (Register 2010, No. 36).

§ 214. Professional Boxer's License-HIV/HBV Testing.

(a) As used in Section 18712(a) of the code:

(1) The phrase "within 30 days prior to the date of application" means that the blood test will be accepted for licensure purposes for 30 days from the date of the test report.

(2) The phrase "documentary evidence satisfactory to the commission" means the original or a copy of the test report on letterhead of the laboratory, accompanied by the applicant's declaration under penalty of perjury that the report represents the applicant's HIV/HBV test results.

(b) The test described in Section 18712(a) of the code shall be referred to collectively as the "HIV/HBV tests."

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code, Reference: Section 18712, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. New section filed 6-16-97; operative 6-16-97 pursuant to Government code section 11343.4(d) (Register 97, No. 25). For prior history, see Register 94, No. 50).

§ 215. Manager Acting As Second.

A licensed manager may act as a second without the necessity of a second's license.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640 and 18642, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 216. License Required.

Boxer and managers licensed in other jurisdictions signing a contract with a promoter to box in this state shall have made application for a license with this commission and the boxer shall have been issued a license prior to signing any contract. Failure to comply with this rule may result in denial of any application received from such boxer or manager pending a hearing before the commission.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18642, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Amendment filed 10-30-95; operative 10-30-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 44).

§ 217. Matchmaker's License.

In order to be licensed as a matchmaker, an applicant shall pass a written examination administered by the commission on California laws and regulations relating to boxing. The examination may be waived if the applicant possesses a current and valid license as a matchmaker in another state or country and has not been subject to any disciplinary action.

NOTE: Authority: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18648, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. New section filed 12-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 51).

§ 218. Manager's, Second's and Timekeeper's License.

(a) Boxing Manager. In order to be issued a boxing manager's license, an applicant shall pass a written examination administered by the commission on the fundamentals of boxing, the management of boxers, and California laws and regulations relating to boxing. The examination may be waived if the applicant possesses a current and valid license as a boxing manager in another state or country and has not been subject to any disciplinary action.

(b) Boxing Second. In order to be issued a boxing second's license, an applicant shall meet all the following requirements:

(1) Pass a written examination administered by the commission on the fundamentals of boxing and California laws and regulations relating to boxing.

(2) Perform a demonstration of competence by demonstrating the duties of a second before a representative of the commission.

(3) The examination and demonstration of competence may be waived if the applicant possesses a current and valid license as a boxing second in another state or country and has not been subject to any disciplinary action.

(c) Timekeeper. In order to be issued a timekeeper's license, an applicant shall meet all the following requirements:

(1) Pass a written examination administered by the commission on the California laws and regulations relating to boxing.

(2) Perform a demonstration of competence by demonstrating the duties of a timekeeper before a representative of the commission.

(3) The examination and demonstration of competence may be waived if the applicant possesses a current and valid license as a timekeeper in another state or country and has not been subject to any disciplinary action.

NOTE: Authority: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641, 18642 and 18661, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Renumbering of former Section 218 to Section 219, and new Section 219 filed 12-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 51).

2. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 219. Temporary Permits.

Pending investigation of the qualifications or fitness of an applicant for a license, the commission may grant such applicant a temporary license to act in the capacity for which a license is required. The granting of a temporary license shall, however, carry no presumption of the qualification or fitness of such applicant having a license, and the same may at any time be summarily terminated in the event the application for a license is denied by the commission. No such temporary permit shall be issued to any boxer whose application is not accompanied by satisfactory physical and eye examination reports from duly licensed physicians.

All temporary licenses issued by the commission shall be valid for a period not to exceed 120 days. Under no circumstances shall any temporary license extend from one license year to another.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 18611 and 18679, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 18679, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Renumbering of former Section 218 to Section 219 filed 12-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 51).

2. Amendment of section and NOTE filed 5-14-96; operative 6-13-96 (Register 96, No. 20).

ARTICLE 3. CONTRACTS AND FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS

§ 220. Form Of Contract.

Contracts between boxers and managers and between boxers or managers and licensed clubs shall be executed on printed forms approved by the commission. The commission may recognize or enforce a contract not on its printed form if entered into in another jurisdiction. No other contract or agreement may be recognized or enforced by the commission.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641, 18642 and 18854, Business and Professions code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Amendment filed 10-24-90; operative 11-23-90 (Register 90, No. 47).

§ 221. Provisions Of Contract.

(a) The original contract entered into between managers and boxers and promoters and boxers shall be placed on file with the commission at the time it is approved pursuant to Rule 222. Except as provided below, a contract becomes null and void if at any time during its term the manager or promoter, after notice from the commission, is not licensed by the commission. If a manager or promoter is not licensed because the license has been revoked or suspended for 60 calendar days or more by the commission, all contracts with the manager or promoter shall become void on the 30th day after the date of the order of revocation or suspension unless a court of competent jurisdiction, upon notice to the commission, issues an order staying the commission's order within the 30-day period. If a manager or promoter is not licensed because the license has been suspended by the commission for less than 60 calendar days, all contracts with the manager or promoter are voidable by the boxer if written notice is given by the boxer to the manager or promoter and to the commission within the period of license suspension.

(b) No manager or group of managers shall be allowed to participate in more than 33 1/3 percent of the gross ring earnings of the boxer. No assignment of any part or parts of the boxer's or manager's interest in a contract, filed and approved by the commission, shall be permitted without the approval and consent of the commission. The consent to assign shall not be granted unless a copy of the proposed assignment is submitted to the commission for its approval. No manager may negotiate or sign for matches for a boxer not under contract to him. Any boxer not having a contract with a licensed manager shall sign for his own contests and receipt for his full purse. All disputes between the parties to the contract, including the validity of the contract, shall be arbitrated pursuant to the provisions of the contract.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641, 18642, 18643 and 18854, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Amendment of section filed 7-17-96; operative 8-16-96 (Register 96, No. 29).

3. Amendment filed 6-15-2011; operative 7-15-2011 (Register 2011, No. 24).

§ 222. Execution of Contract.

Unless otherwise directed by the commission, a contract between a boxer and a manager or a boxer and a promoter is not valid unless both parties appear at the same time before the commission or a commission representative and it receives written approval. No contract shall be approved between a manager and a boxer or a promoter and a boxer for a period exceeding five years. No option to extend the initial period shall be permitted.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641, 18642, 18643 and 18840, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Amendment filed 6-15-2011; operative 7-15-2011 (Register 2011, No. 24).

§ 223. Number Of Boxers.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641, 18642 and 18842, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Repealer filed 10-30-95; operative 10-30-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 44).

§ 224. Advances By Manager, Accounting For.

Any manager who advances or loans any money to any boxer or incurs indebtedness on behalf of any boxer shall furnish a statement under penalty of perjury to the boxer every ninety days. The statement shall be specific and shall set forth as to each transaction or item at least the following information: the amount of money involved, the date that the indebtedness occurred, the purpose of the indebtedness, and the name of the person to whom the debt is owed.

The manager shall obtain the boxer's signature and date of signature on each accounting and within ten days after furnishing the accounting to the boxer, the manager shall file with the commission a true copy of the accounting.

If the boxer refuses to date and sign the accounting, the manager shall file the accounting with the commission along with a statement that the manager provided the boxer with the accounting but that the boxer refused to date and sign it and the reason given by the boxer if any.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18848, 18852 and 18538, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 225. Manager's Written Report

The manager's written report required to be filed with the commission under Section 18852 of the code shall itemize and specify each expense listed as a training expense and set forth with regard to each training expense itemized at least the date the expense was incurred and the kind of expense involved.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640 and 18852, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Change without regulatory effect amending section heading filed 12-16-94 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 94, No. 50).

§ 226. Expiration Of Contract.

No manager shall be allowed to contract for the services of a boxer under his management for a match to take place on a date after the expiration of the contract between the boxer and manager.

No promoter shall be allowed to contract for the service of a boxer to take place on a date after the expiration of the contract between the boxer and the promoter.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18642, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Editorial correction of Reference cite (Register 95, No. 8).

3. Amendment filed 6-15-2011; operative 7-15-2011 (Register 2011, No. 24).

§ 227. Arbitration Procedures.

(a) A person who seeks arbitration of a contract dispute pursuant to Rule 221 shall send a written request for arbitration to the commission's headquarters and to the Office of the Attorney General at the address designated on the form. The request shall be on a form prescribed by the commission and shall contain all of the following information:

(1) The person's name, address, telephone number, e-mail address if available.

(2) The date of the request.

(3) Type of license held and license number.

(4) A detailed statement showing the ground for the request.

(5) A copy of each contract over which arbitration is sought.

(6) Whether the services of an interpreter are required and if so, for which language.

(7) Three dates of availability for arbitration within the next 90 days after the date of the request.

(8) Which of the following geographic locations is preferred: Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco or San Diego.

(9) The requester's signature.

The commission shall return to the requester without action any request that is incomplete because it lacks one or more of the items described above.

(b) Within five (5) working days after receipt of a complete request for arbitration, the commission shall serve the request and any accompanying documents on the other party to the contract and provide that party with an opportunity to respond. If the commission does not receive a response from the other party not later than twenty (20) calendar days from the date of service of the request, the matter shall proceed by default.

(c) The arbitrator shall be the executive officer of the commission or that person's designee.

(d) Not less than ten (10) days prior to the hearing, the parties shall exchange and also serve on the commission's designated representative a detailed list of the evidence expected to be presented during the hearing, which shall include a list of the names of witnesses and a copy of every document that the party intends to present.

(e) An arbitration proceeding shall not exceed four (4) hours unless the arbitrator determines that additional time is needed, based on the detailed statement required in subsection (a)(4), in which case the arbitrator may permit the hearing to proceed a maximum of six (6) hours total. The time shall be divided evenly among the parties. Each party may make either an oral or a written statement of the case. The party requesting arbitration shall proceed first. Every person who will be testifying shall be sworn in.

(f) The party requesting arbitration bears the burden of proving his or her case by a preponderance of the evidence.

(g) The arbitrator shall serve the written decision on the parties not later than forty-five (45) calendar days after the matter has been submitted.

(h) Unless good cause is shown, a request for arbitration shall be deemed abandoned and the request dismissed if the party who requests arbitration fails to appear at a duly noticed hearing two times.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 18640, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. New section filed 4-6-2009; operative 4-6-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 15).

§ 230. Contract Provisions.

(a) No verbal agreement or written agreement other than a contract on the commission's official form shall be accepted by the commission.

(b) No contract between a promoter and manager or boxer shall be enforced by the commission until all contracts between the promoter and the contestants for a particular match are filed with the commission and meet the requirements of these rules and the provisions of the code applicable to professional boxing. All contracts for an event shall be filed with the commission no later than the time periods specified in Rule 240.

(c) Contracts are prohibited wherein a certain sum other than federal, state or local government taxes is taken by the club from the gate receipts or, where applicable, receipts from the sale, lease, transfer, or other exploitation of broadcasting and television rights, before a boxer is paid a percentage of the balance of said receipts for his or her services. Deductions may be allowed only if the amount to be deducted is clearly specified and itemized in the contract signed by the club with the boxer. If the commission determines that the deductions are not sufficiently itemized and specific, it may disallow such deductions.

(d) "Blanket contracts" or options on a boxer's services shall not be recognized unless written approval is obtained from the commission.

(e) Contracts wherein a boxer agrees to accept a certain percentage for his services with the understanding that at the same time he is to pay his opponent a stipulated amount of this percentage are not acceptable to the commission unless such a contract is submitted to the commission for examination and approval.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641, 18642, 18660, 18661 and 18854, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 12-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 51).

2. Amendment filed 6-15-2011; operative 7-15-2011 (Register 2011, No. 24).

§ 231. Failure To Appear.

(a) Any contestant absenting himself from a show in which he has signed or has been signed by his duly licensed manager to appear, without a written valid excuse or a certificate from a commission physician in advance in case of physical disability, is subject to disciplinary action.

(b) Any boxer who files a certificate from a commission physician stating that he is unable to fulfill a contract on account of physical disability shall on being restored to the eligible list, fulfill his contract with the same opponent or a suitable substitute at the club specified in the contract within a reasonable time, such period to be set by the commission, unless the boxer is released from the contract by mutual agreement.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18861, Business Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 232. Payment Of Contestants.

All contestants shall be paid in full according to their contracts, and no part or percentage of their remuneration may be withheld except by order of an official of the commission, nor shall any part thereof be returned through arrangement with the boxer or his manager to any matchmaker, assistant matchmaker, or club official. The boxer or manager may not assign his respective share of the purse, or any portion thereof, without the approval of the commission, upon written request filed with the commission at least 72 hours before the contest.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18854, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 233. Time And Manner Manner Of Payment.

All payment of purses shall be made immediately after the contest or exhibition, or, in case of a percentage contract, immediately after the percentage is determined by the commission inspectors unless otherwise ordered by the commission.

The club's authorized representative shall, unless otherwise ordered by the commission's representative in the club office, deliver check or checks made out by the club as payor to all parties entitled to payment. The club shall take a receipt for all payments made by checks, and deliver a copy of such receipt to the commission. The form of this payoff sheet shall be furnished by the commission and completed by the inspector.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640 and 18854, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 234. No Decision Bout.

In the event the referee fails to render a decision at the termination of any bout, the club shall deliver payment checks covering such bout to the commission representative for determination of payment to boxers and their managers.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18854 and 18860, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

2. Amendment filed 10-30-95; operative 10-30-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 44).