GA HB8 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 16 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-31 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Higher Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to postsecondary education, so as to provide that postsecondary educational institutions shall deposit a portion of all revenue derived from its athletic teams' involvement with intercollegiate postseason athletic contests into an escrow account to be distributed to eligible student athletes on a pro rata basis upon graduation; to provide for definitions; to provide legislative findings and intent; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Postsecondary education; institutions deposit a portion of all revenue from its athletic teams into an account to be distributed to eligible student athletes upon graduation; provide



2021-03-31HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-03-29HouseHouse First Readers
2021-03-25HouseHouse Hopper
2020-11-16HouseHouse Prefiled

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