Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 147 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 35 the following section:-
Section 35A. Notwithstanding the provisions of section thirty-six, the commission shall, in the conduct of all amateur boxing or sparring matches and exhibitions sanctioned by the national governing body and its local affiliate which are appointed and recognized by the United States Olympic Committee for such purposes, acknowledge and follow the rules and regulations of said amateur boxing governing bodies.
The commission shall recognize and shall license, upon receipt of such classified fee to be determined annually by the commissioner of administration under the provisions of section three B of chapter seven, the amateur referees, judges and other amateur officials assigned to such amateur matches or exhibitions by said amateur boxing governing bodies and certified under their rules and regulations.
The commission shall cooperate fully with said amateur boxing governing bodies in order to assure that amateur boxers in the commonwealth are eligible to participate and compete for selection to the United States Olympic boxing team.
SECTION 2. The provisions of this act shall take effect upon passage and shall expire December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and ninety-three.