The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 75 of 2,086
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FORTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE-SECOND CALLED SESSION. 65
"2. Such amateur organization shall have the responsibility
of determining and sanctioning the amateur standing or status
of each and every contestant who performs or appears in such
amateur contests or tournaments.
"3. Such amateur organization shall not be required to
secure a license to conduct or promote amateur contests approved
by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics as herein
specified, and shall not be subject to the tax provisions of this
"4. No individual, partnership, company, corporation or association,
except as herein provided, shall be permitted to conduct
amateur contests or exhibitions to which contributions or
admissions are charged or received, and no amateur organization,
club, or association shall hold more than two (2) performances
or tournaments in any one month. Such contests shall be
subject to the supervision of the Commissioner of Labor and all
profits derived from such contests be used in the development
of amateur athletics.
"5. No one shall be permitted to act as referee in amateur
contests except a person holding a license or permit from the
Commissioner of Labor Statistics.
"6. All contestants shall be examined by a licensed physician
within a reasonable time before they enter or engage in
contests, and a licensed physician shall be in attendance at the
ringside during the full course of the contests or tournaments.
"7. No boxer, wrestler or manager licensed under this Act
shall participate in any capacity during any amateur show or
exhibition and said participation shall be deemed sufficient
grounds for having his professional license suspended or revoked
by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics."
SEC. 2. That Section 2, Chapter 241, Acts of the Regular
Session of the 43rd Legislature, page 843, is hereby amended so
as to hereafter read as follows:
"Section 2. The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics
shall deposit with the State Treasurer all moneys received
by him from license and all other fees under the provisions
of this Act, to be held in a separate fund, known as the
'Boxing and Wrestling Enforcement Fund,' and to be used to
the amount herein authorized, for expenses incurred in supervising,
inspecting and regulating all ring exhibitions, including
fistic combats or wrestling matches, boxing or sparring contests,
or exhibitions, for money remuneration, purses or prizes, printing
blank license forms to be furnished applicants by the Commissioner
of Labor Statistics, and the sum of Fifteen Thousand
Dollars ($15,000.00) or so much thereof as may be necessary,
and the same is hereby appropriated for said purposes, and all
such expenditures shall be verified by the person to whom such
payments are made. Upon the approval of such expenditures
by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, it shall be the duty of
the Comptroller of Public Accounts to draw his warrant on
the State Treasurer for the amount of such expenditures in
favor of the person claiming the same, to be paid out of the
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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/m1/75/: accessed March 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .