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Short Titles as Introduced

College Football Playoff Act of 2008

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Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit, as an unfair and deceptive act or practice, the promotion, marketing, and advertising of any post-season NCAA Division I football game as a national championship game unless such game is the culmination of a fair and equitable playoff system.

Actions Overview (1)

12/10/2008Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

12/10/2008Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/10/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E2379)
Action By: House of Representatives
12/10/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 12/10/2008
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]* 12/10/2008
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]* 12/10/2008

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House Energy and Commerce12/10/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/10/2008)

College Football Playoff Act of 2008 - Prohibits promoting, marketing, or advertising a post-season National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) game as a championship or national championship game (or any merchandise that refers to the game as a championship or national championship game) unless such game is the final game of a single elimination post-season playoff system for which all NCAA Division I FBS conferences and unaffiliated Division I FBS teams are eligible.

Treats a violation as an unfair or deceptive act or practice under the Federal Trade Commission Act.

Makes this Act applicable to any game that occurs after January 31, 2011.