Oregon State Athletic Commission
- duties of commission and superintendent
(1)There is created in the Department of State Police the Oregon State Athletic Commission, which shall regulate the promotion of unarmed combat sports and entertainment wrestling events in this state. The commission shall adopt rules to conduct events that promote the safety and best interest of the entertainment wrestlers, unarmed combat sports competitors and the public.
(2)The Superintendent of State Police shall:
(a)Adopt and enforce rules for conducting unarmed combat sports events that promote the safety and best interest of the unarmed combat sports competitors and of the public.
(b)License and regulate unarmed combat sports competitors, promoters, managers, seconds, matchmakers and officials for unarmed combat sports events regulated by the commission.
(c)Establish and utilize the most efficient methods available for compiling unarmed combat sports event results and record keeping and for communication of results and records.
(d)Make available upon request the records of every unarmed combat sports competitor in and the results of every unarmed combat sports event subject to regulation under this chapter.
(3)The provisions of subsection (2) of this section do not apply to entertainment wrestling.
(4)If, in the judgment of the superintendent or authorized representative of the superintendent, it is necessary to protect the public interest or the health or safety of unarmed combat sports competitors or entertainment wrestlers, the superintendent or authorized representative of the superintendent may temporarily suspend, without prior notice or hearing, any license issued pursuant to this chapter until a final determination is made by the superintendent. If no hearing is held prior to the suspension, the suspended licensee may apply to the superintendent for a hearing to determine if the suspension should be modified, set aside or continued. The application for a hearing must be in writing and must be received by the superintendent within 30 days of the date of suspension. The superintendent shall set the matter for hearing within 30 days of receipt of the written request of the suspended licensee.
(5)If a promoter fails to make a report of any event within the period prescribed by this chapter, or if a required report is unsatisfactory, the superintendent or authorized representative of the superintendent may examine, or cause to be examined, the books and records of the promoter and other persons, and subpoena and examine those persons under oath for the purpose of determining the total amount of the gross receipts for any event and the amount of tax due pursuant to this chapter. The superintendent may fix and determine the tax as a result of the examination described in this subsection.
(6)The superintendent or authorized representative of the superintendent may delegate to the Oregon State Athletic Commission the powers described in subsection (2) of this section. [1987 c.789 §3; 1991 c.211 §4; 1993 c.742 §§123,123a; 1993 c.744 §§210,210a; 2003 c.142 §3; 2003 c.653 §1; 2007 c.585 §6; 2017 c.235 §8]
Section 463.113 — Oregon State Athletic Commission; rules; duties of commission and superintendent,