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09.14.04 - State Athletic Commission - Final Regulations

FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 44, ISSUE 10,
FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017

Title 09
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION
Subtitle 14 STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION

09.14.04 Safety and Health Standards for Contestants

Authority: Business Regulation Article, §§4-205, 4-304.1, 4-310, 4-314, and 4-315, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Final Action
[17-054-F-I]

On March 29, 2017, the State Athletic Commission adopted amendments to Regulations .04 and .10 under COMAR 09.14.04 Safety and Health Standards for Contestants. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 44:2 Md. R. 119 (January 20, 2017), has been adopted as proposed.

Effective Date: May 22, 2017.

PATRICK PANNELLA
Executive Director
State Athletic Commission

.04 Precontest Examinations.
  A. (text unchanged)
  B. A contestant may not engage in a contest if any of the following physical conditions are [found] determined by the Commission’s physician:
    (1)—(5) (text unchanged)
    (6) Systolic pressure [over 150] or diastolic pressure [over 100] outside of acceptable limits;
    (7)—(11) (text unchanged)
  C.—I. (text unchanged)

.10 Medical Suspensions.
  A.—B. (text unchanged)
  C. A contestant suspended indefinitely [under §B(5) of this regulation] shall remain suspended until a medical examination specified by the Commission has been completed and the Commission has determined that the contestant has satisfactorily recovered.
  D.—F. (text unchanged)