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House Bill 1168

House Bill 1168

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB 1168 (Updated March 4, 2010 9:42 pm - DI 109)

High school athletics. Directs the state superintendent to administer the functions of the case review panel that hears cases relating to disputes over the application or interpretation of rules governing interscholastic high school athletics. Provides that a parent may take legal action regarding a dispute over the application or interpretation of the rules after the panel has issued a decision on the case. Requires the panel to issue a written decision on a case not later than 10 days after the panel hears the case. Provides that a parent who disagrees with the panel's decision may file a legal action to review the panel's decision not later than 45 days after the panel issues its decision. Allows a student or the student's parent to proceed directly to a court with jurisdiction to resolve a dispute if an interscholastic high school athletics association fails to follow its bylaws regarding hearing and appeals procedures. Directs a high school athletics association in collaboration with the department of education to study and prepare a report to the general assembly by December 31, 2010 concerning the impact and the feasibility of allowing a high school student who attends a nonpublic nonaccredited school, a nonpublic school or a charter school that is not a member of an interscholastic athletic association to participate in high school athletics at a public high school that is a member of an interscholastic athletic association, including a study of practices in other states. Makes other changes.
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