H.R.2157 - Coach and Athlete's Bill of Rights102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-11] (Introduced 05/01/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/24/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2157 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/1991)
Coach and Athlete's Bill of Rights - Prohibits the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) from taking any action against any coach or player for a team associated with the NCAA or against an institution of higher education associated with the NCAA without due process.
Directs the NCAA to adopt rules to provide due process or else it shall be prohibited from imposing sanctions or penalties limiting interstate commerce telecommunications of such sporting events.
Directs the Secretary of Commerce to report to the Congress on the impact of NCAA sanctions upon telecommunications and commercial activities of intercollegiate sporting events and the revenue loss caused by such sanctions.