2017 ORS 463.047¹
Assignment of medical personnel to event
  • medical qualification of competitors
  • rules

(1) The Superintendent of State Police or an authorized representative of the superintendent shall assign or approve medical personnel to each unarmed combat sports event held in this state.

(2) Medical personnel who are not employed by the Department of State Police and who are assigned to serve at an unarmed combat sports event must be paid by the promoter at a rate established by the superintendent by rule. The promoter shall reimburse the mileage and lodging expenses incurred by medical personnel described in this subsection at a rate established by the superintendent by rule.

(3) The promoter of an unarmed combat sports event shall reimburse the Oregon State Athletic Commission for medical supplies used at the unarmed combat sports event at rates determined by the superintendent by rule.

(4) Prior to the commencement of an unarmed combat sports event held in this state, the medical personnel assigned to the event shall medically qualify each unarmed combat sports competitor to compete in the event in accordance with rules recommended by the commission and adopted by the superintendent. In determining whether to issue or withhold the required medical qualification, the assigned medical personnel shall consider:

(a) The results of a prefight medical examination conducted by medical personnel approved by the commission; and

(b) The recent record of the unarmed combat sports competitor seeking medical qualification.

(5) When medical qualification under this section is withheld from an unarmed combat sports competitor, the superintendent or authorized representative of the superintendent shall immediately notify the promoter or a representative of the promoter and any event involving the unarmed combat sports competitor must be canceled.

(6) This section does not apply to medical personnel supervised by approved amateur athletic organizations. [2007 c.585 §11; 2015 c.446 §2; 2017 c.235 §7]

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—Unarmed Combat Sports and Entertainment Wrestling, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors463.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 463, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano463.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.