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S 1707 - Authorizes Mixed Martial Arts Events - Key Vote

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Ruth Hassell-Thompson Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (42-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Mixed Martial Arts Events

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes mixed martial arts events.

Highlights:
  • Defines "mixed martial arts" as any professional combative sports competition or match that utilizes various combative techniques, including, but not limited to the following (Sec. 2):
    • Striking;
    • Kicking; and
    • Grappling.
  • Establishes an 8.5 percent tax on gross receipts from ticket sales, and a 3 percent tax on gross receipts from broadcasting rights (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Mixed Martial Arts Events

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