Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–602. Definitions.

For purposes of this chapter, the term or terms:

(1) “Person” means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, or club.

(2) “Mayor” and “Council” have the meanings given in § 1-201.03.

(3) “Commission” means the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission.

(4) “School, college, or university” means every school, college, or university supported in whole or in part from public funds and every other school, college or university supported in whole or in part by a religious, charitable, scientific, literary, educational, or fraternal organization which is not operated for profit and no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.

(5) “Participants” means all boxers, wrestlers, performers of martial arts, seconds, managers, matchmakers, promoters, referees, judges, timekeepers, announcers, ushers, ticket sellers, advertising and public relations personnel, and other persons that the Commission may designate who are involved or connected with, other than as a spectator, boxing, wrestling or martial arts contests, matches, exhibitions, or showings, professional as well as amateur, to be held, given, or shown within the District of Columbia.

(6) Repealed.

(7) Repealed.

(8) The term “domestic partner” shall have the same meaning as provided in § 32-701(3).

(Oct. 8, 1975, D.C. Law 1-20, § 3, 23 DCR 1806; Feb. 26, 1976, D.C. Law 1-50, § 3, 22 DCR 5127; Aug. 13, 1986, D.C. Law 6-137, § 2(a), 33 DCR 3798; Sept. 12, 2008, D.C. Law 17-231, § 9(a), 55 DCR 6758; Feb. 22, 2019, D.C. Law 22-228, § 2(b), 66 DCR 200.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-602.

1973 Ed., § 2-1232.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-231 added par. (8).


Applicability of D.C. Law 22-228: § 3 of D.C. Law 22-228 provided that the change made to this section by § 2(b) of D.C. Law 22-228 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.