201 KAR 27:007. Powers and duties of inspector.
RELATES TO: KRS 229.011, 229.021, 229.041, 229.051, 229.061, 229.155, 229.171, 229.190, 229.200, 229.991, EO 2016-270
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 229.171, 229.180
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 229.171(1) authorizes the authority to exercise sole jurisdiction over all boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and wrestling shows, exhibitions, and licensees in the commonwealth. Executive Order 2016-270, effective May 16, 2016, abolished the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Authority and established the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission. This administrative regulation establishes the duties of an inspector.
Section 1. The executive director or the executive director’s designee shall assign an inspector to monitor each boxing, elimination event, mixed martial arts, and kickboxing show.
(2) The executive director or the executive director’s designee may assign an inspector to monitor a wrestling show based on:
(a) The availability of an inspector;
(b) The need to conduct periodic inspections; and
(c) Knowledge or information that a violation or potential violation may occur.
Section 2. Inspector’s Duties. (1) Except as otherwise established in 201 KAR Chapter 27, the inspector shall exercise immediate and full supervision, control, and regulation of any show on behalf of the commission and shall be responsible directly to the commission.
(2) The inspector’s powers shall include authority:
(a) Over each contestant, licensed or unlicensed, on the premises before, during, and after a show relating to the show;
(b) To conduct hearings and issue decisions or rulings on questions, disputes, protests, complaints, or objections relating to the show;
(c) To enforce the provisions of KRS Chapter 229 and 201 KAR Chapter 27;
(d) To issue violations and penalties as established in KRS Chapter 229 and 201 KAR Chapter 27;
(e) To eject or exclude from the premises or any part thereof any person whom the inspector reasonably believes is intoxicated or under the influence of a legal or illegal drug and who may create a hazard to others or interfere with the show;
(f) To investigate possible violations of KRS Chapter 229 or 201 KAR Chapter 27;
(g) To examine the books and records of any person who conducts a show or exhibition;
(h) To issue a license required by 201 KAR 27:008; and
(i) To approve the form and sufficiency of any bond filed in accordance with KRS 229.051.
Section 3. Appeal. Any decision made pursuant to this administrative regulation may be appealed to the full commission in the manner prescribed in KRS 229.190. (20 Ky.R. 1429; eff. 1-10-1994; 32 Ky.R. 1748; 2248; eff. 7-7-2006; 43 Ky.R. 275, 708; eff. 1-6-2017.)