H.Res.1120 - Supports the establishment of an NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision Championship playoff system in the interest of fairness and to bring parity to all NCAA teams.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] (Introduced 04/17/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||04/17/2008 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.Res.1120 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/17/2008)
Rejects the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I A Bowl Championship Series (BCS) football playoff system as an illegal restraint of trade that violates the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
Calls for: (1) the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division to investigate and bring appropriate action to have the BCS system declared illegal and to require a playoff to determine a national champion; and (2) establishment of an NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision Championship playoff system in the interest of fairness and to bring parity to all NCAA teams.