The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 74 of 2,086
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64 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
mission fee thereto or therefor is charged or received, and he
is hereby given specific authority to promulgate such rules
and regulations as shall become necessary in carrying out the
purposes of this Act, and shall have the power of refusal of licenses
or permits to boxers, wrestlers, managers, referees,
match-makers, timekeepers, seconds or promoters if after investigation
applicant or applicants are found to be of questionable
character or not entitled to same under the provisions
of this Act. The definition of the words 'boxer,' 'wrestler,'
'manager,' 'referee,' 'matchmaker,' 'timekeeper,' 'second,' 'promoter,'
together with the phrases 'fistic combat,' 'wrestling
match,' 'boxing contest' as used in this Act shall be accepted
as defined by the National Boxing Association and the National
Wrestling Association, and the rules governing ring
-;egulations of boxing and wrestling contests or sparring contests
or exhibitions, their seconds and referees shall be in accordance
with those set out by the National Boxing Association
and the National Wrestling Association. The definition of
the phrases 'Amateur Contestant' and 'Amateur Contests' shall
be that as set forth by the National Amateur Athletic Union.
"If any person, firm or corporation be dissatisfied with any
order, ruling or decision of said Commissioner, such aggrieved
party may within thirty (30) days from the entry of such
order, ruling or decision, appeal therefrom to the District
Court of Travis County, Texas, and such Court may hear and
determine such appeal, in term time or vacation, by trial de
novo. If the aggrieved party shall prevail by final judgment,
a certified copy thereof shall be presented to the Commissioner
who shall comply with the terms thereof upon the payment of
all fees incurred under the terms of this Act.
"(b) It is further provided that any such contests or exhibitions
between students of such institutions which are conducted
by any school, college or university, which does not
have for its primary or principal purpose the teaching of
fistic combat, boxing or sparring, or the science of wrestling,
or any such contests or exhibitions between members of such
units which are conducted by any troop, battery, company or
unit of the Texas National Guard shall not be subject to the
fee or tax or any other provision of this Act, even though an
admission fee is charged, unless the contestants shall receive
money remuneration or purse or prize equivalent for their performance
or services therein.
"It is further provided that a duly nationally recognized
amateur athletic organization, club or association may conduct
wrestling matches, fistic combats, boxing or sparring contests,
tournaments or exhibitions between contestants of amateur
standing under the conditions specified hereinafter, to-wit:
"1. The sanction and approval of the Commissioner of
Labor Statistics shall be secured at least seven (7) days prior
to date of tournament or contests, and all entries shall be filed
with said amateur organization three (3) days prior to date of
the tournament or contests.
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29], book, 1935; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17292/m1/74/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .