SENATE BILL 52
AN ACT TO ABOLISH THE ASHEVILLE BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION AND TO EXEMPT THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES RELATING TO PRIZE FIGHTING.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Chapter 156, Private Laws of 1929, Chapter 35, Private Laws of 1931, and Chapter 876, Session Laws of 1975 are repealed.
Sec. 2. G.S. 14-271 is hereby amended by adding at the end of said section the following provision: "Provided, that the provisions of this section making it unlawful to engage in a prize fight, sparring match, or glove or fist contest for money or other valuable prize or stake shall not apply to the City of Asheville."
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 6th day of March, 1981.