The Laws of Texas, 1934-1935 [Volume 29] Page: 79 of 2,086
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FORTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE-SECOND CALLED SESSION. 69
said promoter, which receipt shall be sufficient until such time
as the Commissioner of Labor Statistics may issue such license,
such promoter to be liable under the bond herein provided
for the remittance of all application fees so collected, and
failure to remit the same to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics
within ten (10) days after the receipt thereof shall cause
him to be deemed guilty of theft thereof and punished accordingly."
SEC. 8. -That Section 12, Chapter 241, Acts of the Regular
Session of the 43rd Legislature, page 843, is hereby amended
so as to hereafter read as follows:
"Section 12. The Commissioner of Labor or any Deputy
Commissioner of Labor Statistics may be present at any boxing
or wrestling show or exhibition and may inspect any and
all forms or documents to be executed as prescribed by this
Act, and may assist in the counting of the gross receipts and
the preparing of the report thereon as herein provided, and the
original copy of such report together with physician's examination
report shall be delivered or mailed to the General Office of
the Commissioner of Labor, at Austin, Texas, by the Promoter."
SEC. 9. Chapter 241, Acts of the Regular Session of the
43rd Legislature, is hereby amended by adding a new section
thereto, which shall be described and styled as Section 17-b:
"Section 17-b. The Commissioner of Labor is hereby empowered
and it is hereby made his duty to promulgate any and
all reasonable rules and regulations which may be necessary
for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this Law. Any
such rules and regulations, however, which may be promulgated
by the Commissioner of Labor before it shall become effective
must be printed and filed as a public record in the office of the
Commissioner of Labor, a copy of which shall be furnished by
the Commissioner of Labor to any person applying therefor.
The Commissioner of Labor is also vested and has the power
and authority to revoke or suspend the license or permit of any
boxer, wrestler, manager, referee, matchmaker, timekeeper,
second or promoter for violation of any rule or regulation
which may be promulgated by the Commissioner of Labor or
for the violation of any provision of this Law wherein the
penalty is not specifically provided. Said Commissioner of
Labor is also to have the power and authority to forfeit the
purse of any boxer, wrestler, manager or referee not to exceed
Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for the violation of any rule
or regulation promulgated by the Commissioner of Labor or
any provision of this Law wherein the penalty is not specifically
provided, said moneys to be deposited to the credit of the 'Boxing
and Wrestling Enforcement Fund.' Any person who may
be affected by any penalty imposed by the Commissioner of
Labor, or is dissatisfied with the same, shall have the right to
appeal to any District Court of Travis County, Texas; the trial
shall be de novo and the procedure the same as other civil cases
and upon such trial the Court shall have the same power as 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/m1/79/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .