H.Res.68 - 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.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] (Introduced 01/15/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||03/06/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.68 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/15/2009)
Rejects the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I 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.