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House Bill 1311


House Bill 1311

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Sports scholarships and player safety. Requires a state educational institution that is a Division 1 member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (division 1 educational institution) to renew an athletic scholarship at an amount that is at least the amount awarded to the student athlete the previous year as long as the student athlete is in good academic standing and is not subject to disciplinary action. Provides that if a student athlete who receives an athletic scholarship is involuntarily removed from a team, the division 1 educational institution shall provide an equivalent scholarship. Provides that any written agreement concerning athletic grants-in-aid signed by both a division 1 educational institution's athletic program representative and a prospective student athlete is legally binding on the state educational institution. Requires a division 1 educational institution's athletic program to screen each incoming student athlete for the sickle cell trait and heart abnormalities before allowing the student athlete to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Requires a division 1 educational institution's athletic program to establish a program or protocols to prevent, assess, and treat sports related concussions and dehydration. Requires a division 1 educational institution's athletic program to establish and maintain exercise and supervision guidelines for any student athlete who participates in intercollegiate athletics who is identified as having a potentially life threatening health condition. Requires a division 1 educational institution's athletic program to conduct a financial and life skills workshop for all of the educational institution's first-year and third-year student athletes. Requires a division 1 educational institution's athletic
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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