Thursday, May 15, 2014

Council Cleans up Organized Fighting Exemptions

At the Council Meeting on May 6, 2014 the Council voted to clarify an ordinance prohibiting organized fighting contests in Provo.

The Council’s action removed an exemption which allowed the Mayor to hold organized fighting contests on city property subject to certain conditions. The Council’s action also clarifies conditions under which permitted educational and instructional events featuring organized fighting may be permitted.

You can read more about the Council’s discussion on this issue here and here.

The modified ordinance may be found here under Chapter 9, subsection 14. You can also review the Council’s new and updated version here.

You can also watch the Council’s Work Meeting discussion on this issue here.

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