Combative Sports Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.
1106 Clayton Lane
1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
Austin, Texas


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  1. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  2. Approval of the Minutes – Meeting of March 24, 2017
  3. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a
       Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**
  4. Staff Reports
    1. Executive Office
      1. Bill Implementation Timeline
      2. Briefing on TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey
      3. Recent developments
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Overview of the Compliance Division Operations
      2. Program event statistics and activities
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Enforcement statistics - cases, orders, penalties, trends
      2. Highlights of selected cases
    4. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing statistics and activities
  5. Presentation by King’s Promotions Regarding Modern Day Bare Knuckle Boxing and possible discussion (15 minutes)
  6. Workgroups reports and possible recommendations:
    1. Medical Protocols Workgroup;
    2. Industry Related Issues Workgroup; and
    3. Health and Safety of Contestants Workgroup
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on proposed rules based on workgroup recommendations
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation on the appointment of a workgroup to evaluate TDLR statutes, rules and procedures relating to drug testing, identification of national standards and best practices relating to drug testing statutes, rules, and procedures and development of recommendations to improve TDLR’s administration of drug testing rules, policies and procedures to ensure the health and safety of the contestants  
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of next meeting
  11. Adjournment