2007 ORS 463.035¹
Promoter license required
  • fees
  • rules
  • corporate surety bond

(1) A person may not act as a promoter of boxing, mixed martial arts or entertainment wrestling until the person has been licensed pursuant to this chapter.

(2) Application for a promoter’s license shall be made upon a form furnished by the Superintendent of State Police and must be accompanied by payment of the application fee established by the superintendent by rule.

(3) Before a license is issued to any promoter of boxing, mixed martial arts or entertainment wrestling, the applicant for licensure must:

(a) Pay the annual license fee established by the superintendent by rule; and

(b) File with the superintendent a corporate surety bond issued by a company authorized to do business in this state drawn in an amount acceptable to the superintendent and the release of which is conditioned upon:

(A) Timely payment of all taxes and civil penalties due the state or its political subdivisions;

(B) Payment to the state or a political subdivision thereof which establishes liability against a promoter for damages, penalties or expenses arising from promotional activity;

(C) Payment of the purses of the competitors;

(D) Payment of reimbursement to the superintendent of the cost of approval of an event canceled by the promoter without good cause; and

(E) Payment of compensation to inspectors, referees, timekeepers, judges and event medical personnel.

(4) In addition to the requirements specified in subsection (3) of this section, prior to being issued a license to promote entertainment wrestling, an applicant must provide an affidavit to the superintendent stating that the health and safety of the participants is the responsibility of the promoter.

(5) If the circumstances of an event to be promoted so require, the superintendent may increase the required amount of the corporate surety bond previously filed with the superintendent in compliance with this section.

(6) The superintendent may accept a cash deposit or the assignment of a savings account in lieu of the corporate surety bond required by this section. [1987 c.789 §§12,16; 1987 c.788 §8; 1991 c.211 §3; 1993 c.742 §§122,122a; 1993 c.744 §§209b,209c; 2003 c.142 §2; 2007 c.585 §4]

Chapter 463

Notes of Decisions

Circuit court jurisdic­tion under ORS 463.995 (Penalties) to enjoin viola­tions of chapter pro­vi­sions does not divest tax court of jurisdic­tion to determine tax issues arising under chapter. TVKO v. Howland, 15 OTR 335 (2001), aff'd 335 Or 527, 73 P3d 905 (2003)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 463—Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts and Entertainment Wrestling, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­463.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 463, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­463ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.