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Bill must still be considered in House

Updated: May 9, 2005, 8:27 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Monday to establish a federal boxing commission that would seek to ensure the integrity and improve the tarnished image of the sport.

The commission would establish standards for issuing licenses to boxers and managers and take steps to protect boxer health and safety.

The measure, approved on a voice vote, would set up a national computerized medical registry of boxing personnel and would provide uniform ranking criteria and contractual guidelines.

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