CHAPTER 1. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

Sec.


1.1.    Definitions.
1.2.    Commission offices.
1.3.    Applicability of general rules.

§ 1.1. Definitions.

 (a)  The following words and terms, when used in this part, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Athletic Code—5 Pa.C.S. Part I (relating to boxing and wrestling).

   Commission—The State Athletic Commission of the Commonwealth.

   Commission credentials—Documents issued by the Commission to individuals approved by the Commission granting them the authority to attend a specific event, without payment of an entry fee, on behalf of the Commission.

   Commissioner—A member of the Commission, as defined in section 101 of the code (relating to definitions).

   Communicable disease—An illness which is capable of being spread to a susceptible host through the direct or indirect transmission of an infectious agent or its toxic product by an infected person, animal or arthropod, or through the inanimate environment.

   Event—One or more contests, as defined in section 302 of the code (relating to definitions), conducted at the same location on the same day.

   Knockdown—When any part of a boxer’s body, except the feet, touch the ring canvass, at the hand of the opponent, as determined by the referee.

   Licensee—A person licensed by the Commission to perform duties in relation to an event.

   Main contest—The most important contest during an event for which the public interest is the greatest.

   Second

     (i)   An individual licensed by the Commission to work in a professional boxer’s corner during an event, as provided in section 716 of the Athletic Code (relating to seconds).

     (ii)   The term also includes a trainer.

 (b)  The definitions in section 302 of the Athletic Code (relating to definitions) are incorporated for the regulatory provisions relating to boxing which include this subpart and Subpart B (relating to boxing).

 (c)  The definitions in section 1902 of the Athletic Code (relating to definitions) are incorporated for the regulatory provisions relating to wrestling, which include this subpart and Subpart C (relating to wrestling).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  1.1 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  1.1 amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443; amended September 23, 2005, effective September 24, 2005, 35 Pa.B. 5259. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (312650) and (312479).

§ 1.2. Commission offices.

 (a)  The offices of the Commission are located as follows:

   (1)  116 Pine Street, Third Floor, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101.

   (2)  1103 State Office Building, Broad and Spring Garden Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19030.

   (3)  805A State Office Building, 300 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222.

   (4)  Scranton State Office Building, Third Floor, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503.

 (b)  All forms, manuals and additional information may be obtained by contacting the Harrisburg office at the address listed in subsection (a)(1) or calling the Harrisburg office at (717) 787-5720.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  1.2 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  1.2 amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (259804).

§ 1.3. Applicability of general rules.

 Under 1 Pa. Code §  31.1 (relating to scope of part), 1 Pa. Code Part II (relating to general rules of administrative practice and procedure) applies to the activities of and proceedings before the Commission.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  1.3 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  1.3 adopted February 7, 1975, effective February 8, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 249; amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (259804).



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