§ 548.001 Short title
§ 548.002 Definitions
§ 548.003 Florida State Boxing Commission
§ 548.004 Executive director; duties, compensation, administrative support
§ 548.005 Oversight of the commission; long-range policy planning; plans, reports, and recommendations
§ 548.006 Power of commission to control professional and amateur boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts matches; certification of competitiveness of professional mixed martial arts and kickboxing matches
§ 548.0065 Amateur matches; sanctioning and supervision; health and safety standards; compliance checks; continuation, suspension, and revocation of sanctioning approval
§ 548.007 Exemptions
§ 548.008 Prohibited competitions
§ 548.011 Power of commission to issue, withhold, suspend, or revoke licenses and permits
§ 548.012 Promoter’s license.
§ 548.014 Promoters; bonds or other security
§ 548.017 Participants, managers, and other persons required to have licenses
§ 548.021 Applications for licenses and permits
§ 548.022 Oral examinations
§ 548.024 Background investigation of applicants for licensure
§ 548.025 License fees
§ 548.026 Duration of license
§ 548.028 Refusal to issue license
§ 548.032 Permit for program of matches
§ 548.033 Local prohibiting ordinance
§ 548.035 Permit fees
§ 548.037 Admissions not to exceed seating capacity
§ 548.041 Age, condition, and suspension of participants
§ 548.042 Participation under fictitious name
§ 548.043 Weights and classes, limitations; gloves
§ 548.046 Physician’s attendance at match; examinations; cancellation of match.
§ 548.047 Duty of licensee to disclose condition of participant
§ 548.049 Medical, surgical, and hospital insurance; life insurance
§ 548.05 Control of contracts
§ 548.052 Payment of advances by promoter regulated
§ 548.053 Distribution of purses to participants; statements
§ 548.054 Withholding of purses; hearing; disposition of withheld purse forfeiture
§ 548.056 Prohibited financial interests in participant; penalties
§ 548.057 Attendance of referee and judges at match; scoring; seconds
§ 548.058 Sham or collusive contest prohibited
§ 548.06 Payments to state; exemptions; audit of records
§ 548.062 Public records exemption
§ 548.064 Destruction of ticket or ticket stub
§ 548.066 Ticket refunds
§ 548.069 Age of spectators
§ 548.07 Suspension of license or permit by commissioner; hearing
§ 548.071 Suspension or revocation of license or permit by commission
§ 548.073 Commission hearings
§ 548.074 Power to administer oaths, take depositions, and issue subpoenas
§ 548.075 Administrative fines; citations
§ 548.076 Cease and desist notices
§ 548.077 Florida State Boxing Commission; collection and disposition of moneys
§ 548.079 Misdemeanors

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 548

  • adjusters: as used in this part applies to all licensees defined as any type of adjuster. See Florida Statutes 626.852
  • Amateur: means a person who has never received nor competed for any purse or other article of value, either for the expenses of training or for participating in a match, other than a prize of $50 or less in value. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Amateur sanctioning organization: means a business entity organized for sanctioning and supervising matches involving amateurs. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Boxing: means the unarmed combat sport of fighting by striking with fists. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Commission: means the Florida State Boxing Commission. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Contest: means a boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts engagement in which persons participating strive to win using strikes and blows to the head or other full-contact maneuvers. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Event: means one or more matches comprising a show. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Exhibition: means a boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts engagement in which persons participating show or display their skill without necessarily striving to win using strikes and blows to the head or other full-contact maneuvers. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Face value: means the dollar value of a ticket equal to the dollar amount that a customer is required to pay or, for complimentary tickets, would have been required to pay to purchase a ticket with equivalent seating priority in order to view the event. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Full contact: means the use of strikes and blows during a match which:
    (a) Are intended to break the plane of the receiving participant's or amateur's body;
    (b) Are delivered to the head, face, neck, or body of the receiving participant or amateur; and
    (c) Cause the receiving participant or amateur to move in response to the strike or blow. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Judge: means a person licensed by the commission who evaluates and scores a match using a designated scoring system. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Kickboxing: means the unarmed combat sport of fighting by striking with the fists, hands, feet, legs, or any combination thereof. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Manager: means a person who, directly or indirectly, controls or administers the boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts affairs of a participant. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Match: means a contest or exhibition. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Matchmaker: means a person who brings together professionals or arranges matches for professionals. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Mixed martial arts: means the unarmed combat sport involving the use of a combination of techniques, including, but not limited to, grappling, kicking, striking, and using techniques from different disciplines of the martial arts, including, but not limited to, boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai, jujitsu, and wrestling. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Participant: means a professional competing in a boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts match. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Physician: means a person who is approved by the commission, who has a license to practice medicine issued pursuant to chapter 458 or chapter 459, and whose license to practice medicine is unencumbered and in good standing. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Professional: means a person who has received or competed for a purse or other article of a value greater than $50, either for the expenses of training or for participating in a match. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Promoter: means a person or entity, including an officer, director, trustee, partner, or owner of a corporate promoter or promoter partnership, who produces, arranges, or stages a match involving a professional. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • Purse: means the financial guarantee or other remuneration for which a professional is participating in a match and includes the professional's share of any payment received for radio broadcasting and television, including pay-per-view or closed-circuit. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • service agent: is synonymous with the term "service company" as used in this part. See Florida Statutes 626.895
  • service company: is a ny business entity which has met all the requirements of ss. See Florida Statutes 626.895
  • Unarmed combat: means a form of competition in which a strike or blow is struck that may reasonably be expected to inflict injury. See Florida Statutes 626.854
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011