Combative Sports Advisory Board Meeting

Friday, September 30, 2016 – 10:00 a.m.
1106 Clayton Lane
1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
Austin, Texas


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A. Call to order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions

C. Training for Board Members

1. Open Meetings Act

2. Public Information Act

3. Administrative Procedures Act

D. Public Comment
**Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**

E. Staff Reports

1. Executive Office

a. Overview of TDLR and Executive Office Operations

b. Presentation on the Legislative Appropriations Requests and the Strategic Plan

2. Compliance Division

a. Overview of the Compliance Division Operations

b. Program event statistics and activities

3. Enforcement Division

a. Overview of the Enforcement Division Operations

b. Enforcement statistics - cases, orders, penalties, trends

c. Highlights of selected cases

4. Licensing Division

a. Overview of the Licensing Division Operations

b. Llicensing statistics and activities

F. Discussion and possible action to recommend changes to the following penalty matrices in the Combative Sports program:

  1. Referees
  2. Promoters
  3. Amateur Combative Sports Associations
  4. Seconds
  5. Matchmakers
  6. Judges
  7. Event Coordinators
  8. Managers
  9. Contestants

G. Discussion and possible recommendations to appoint workgroups to:

  1. Study and work with department staff on matters related to medical protocols;
  2. Promote the health and safety of contestants; and
  3. Study or promote other industry related issues deemed necessary by the board

H. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting

I. Discussion of date, time, and location of next meeting

J. Adjournment