Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Professional Boxing and Wrestling Event Regulations [18 VAC 120 ‑ 40]
Medical testing
Action 2891
General Information
Action Summary The proposed changes will require for boxing and mixed martial arts events: (1) a participant in a boxing or mixed martial arts event to provide a negative test result for hepatitis B and C and HIV prior to participating in an event; (2) that the promoter provide a disinfecting solution at ringside; and (3) clearly state that regulated medical waste must be disposed of in accordance with DEQ regulation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001720]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4905 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/14/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mark N. Courtney  / Deputy Director for Licensing and Regulation
Address: DPOR
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8537    FAX: (804)527-4403    TDD: ()-