Subdivision 1. The board of boxing shall have charge and supervision of all boxing and sparring exhibitions held in the state and have power:
(1) To promulgate rules governing the conduct of boxing and sparring exhibitions and the time and place thereof;
(2) To issue licenses to individuals or organizations desiring to promote or conduct boxing or sparring exhibitions, and to suspend or revoke the licenses at its pleasure; every application for a license shall designate the territory in which the individual or organization intends to operate, and the license granted shall entitle the licensee to conduct the exhibitions in that territory and in no other.
Subd. 2. The board of boxing shall issue a license to a person or organization holding, showing, or exhibiting a simultaneous telecast of any live, current, or spontaneous boxing or sparring match, exhibition, or performance on a closed circuit telecast or subscription television program viewed within the state, whether originating in this state or elsewhere, and for which a charge is made. Each such person or organization shall apply for such a license in advance of each showing.
Whoever violates the provisions of this subdivision is guilty of a misdemeanor and may be punished therefor as provided by law. The penalty herein provided is in addition to any other penalty for violation of this subdivision as may be otherwise fixed in this chapter.
HIST: (3260-5) 1933 c 7 s 5; 1953 c 704 s 1; 1965 c 832 s 3; 1967 c 451 s 1,2; 1971 c 25 s 53,54; 1971 c 792 s 1; 1973 c 582 s 3; 1975 c 236 s 2; 1975 c 271 s 6; 1976 c 2 s 171; 1976 c 222 s 179; 1976 c 239 s 94,95; 1981 c 357 s 92; 1Sp1981 c 1 art 10 s 30; 1984 c 502 art 14 s 14
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes