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The Department of Labor and Industry is considering a possible amendment to update Minnesota Rules, Chapter 2200, to accurately reflect the Association of Boxing Commissions’ Aug. 2, 2016, adopted amendments to the Unified Rules for Mixed Martial Arts, including changes to the rules that establish contest fouls and judging criteria.

Published notices and comment periods

A Request for Comments was published in the State Register on Monday, March 27, 2017; comments will be taken until further notice is published. View a copy of the Request for Comments.

Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules Without a Hearing Unless 25 or More Persons Request a Hearing, and Notice of Hearing if 25 or More Requests for Hearing are Received was published in the State Register on Jan. 22, 2018. The comment period expires at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2018. View a copy of the Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules.

View a copy of the Notice of Adoption that was published in the State Register on April 23, 2018.

Availability of rule draft(s) and Statement of Need and Reasonableness

View the proposed rule draft.

View the Statement of Need and Reasonableness.

View the rules as adopted

Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing

The department did not receive any requests for a hearing by the end of the comment period on February 21, 2018. The hearing scheduled for March 12, 2018, has been canceled.

ALJ Reports

An order approving the proposed rules was issued by OAH Judge Jessica Palmer-Denig on March 27, 2018. View a copy of the order.

Orders

An order approving the Additional Notice Plan and the Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules was issued by OAH Judge Jessica Palmer-Denig on Jan. 5, 2018. View a copy of the order.

An order approving the proposed rules was issued by OAH Judge Jessica Palmer-Denig on March 27, 2018. View a copy of the approved order.

Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations

This is a completed rulemaking.

Date the rule was filed with the Secretary of State, and the effective date of the rule as adopted 

The rule was filed with the Secretary of State on April 5, 2018.

The effective date of the rule as adopted is April 30, 2018.

Written comments, questions and requests

For procedural questions and to submit comments, contact:  

Amanda Spuckler
amanda.spuckler@state.mn.us
Phone: 651-284-5361
Fax: 651-284-5749

For questions about the technical content of the proposed rule changes: 

Matt Schowalter
matt.schowalter@state.mn.us
Phone: 651-284-5366
Fax: 651-539-0269

Contact the persons above for additional information about the planned rule, to receive rule notices, to receive rule drafts if available, to provide comments, or to view comments or requests for hearing that have been submitted.

Comments and questions may also be submitted by U.S. mail, to the contact person listed above, at: Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN  55155.

Comments received after 4:30 p.m. will be considered received on the next state business day the Department of Labor and Industry is open.