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PUBLIC LAW 104-272—OCT. 9, 1996 110 STAT. 3309 Public Law 104-272 104th Congress An Act To provide for the safety ofjourneymen boxers, and for other purposes. Oct. 9, 1996 [H.R. 4167] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Professional Boxing Safety SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. ISUSC^IIoi This Act may be cited as the "Professional Boxing Safety Act note. of 1996". SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS. 15 USC 6301. For purposes of this Act: (1) BOXER.— The term "boxer" means an individual who fights in a professional boxing match. (2) BOXING COMMISSION. — (A) The term "boxing commission" means an entity authorized under State law to regulate professional boxing matches. (3) BOXER REGISTRY.— The term "boxer registry^' means any entity certified by the Association of Boxing Commissions for the purposes of maintaining records and identification of boxers. (4) LICENSEE. —The term "licensee" means an individual who serves as a trainer, second, or cut man for a boxer. (5) MANAGER.— The term "manager" means a person who receives compensation for service as an agent or representative of a boxer. (6) MATCHMAKER. —The term "matchmaker" means a person that proposes, selects, and arranges the boxers to participate in a professional boxing match. (7) PHYSICIAN.— The term "physician" means a doctor of medicine legally authorized to practice medicine by the State in which the physician performs such function or action. (8) PROFESSIONAL BOXING MATCH.—The term "professional boxing match" means a boxing contest held in the United States between individuals for finsincial compensation. Such term does not include a boxing contest that is regulated by an amateur sports organization. (9) PROMOTER. — The term "promoter" means the person primarily responsible for orgEuoizing, promoting, and producing a professional boxing match. (10) STATE. — The term "State" means each of the 50 States, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and any territory or possession of the United States.