Maine Revised Statutes

§521. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2009, c. 352, §2 (NEW).]

1. Authority.  "Authority" means the Combat Sports Authority of Maine created under section 522.
[ 2011, c. 305, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Authorized participants.  "Authorized participants" means competitors, officials, referees, judges, promoters, managers, physicians, timekeepers and knock-down timekeepers.
[ 2009, c. 352, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Board.  "Board" means the board of directors of the authority.
[ 2009, c. 352, §2 (NEW) .]
3-A. Boxing.  "Boxing" means a combative sport for compensation that features the use of gloved fists in attack and defense.
[ 2011, c. 305, §3 (NEW) .]
4. Mixed martial arts.  "Mixed martial arts" means a combative sport for compensation that features a mixture of karate, jiu-jitsu, muay thai, tae kwon do, boxing, kick boxing, wrestling, judo and striking and grappling techniques.
[ 2009, c. 352, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 352, §2 (NEW). 2011, c. 305, §§2, 3 (AMD).