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    NCAA/LEGAL NEWS NIL violations will leave high school athletes ineligible under new PIAA policy Penalty Flag Thrown: Former Florida Gator Sues to Void Controversial NIL Contract Florida legislator says Bears DT Gervon Dexter’s NIL deal violated law New NIL bill draft targets collectives with threat of perjury for non-compliance How state governments are using NIL to juice recruiting: ‘Why wouldn’t we try to help?’ NCAA Considers Potential NIL Rules In Case Congress Doesn’t Act DI board directs council to develop plans for NIL protections 4 New Federal NIL Bills Have Been Introduced In Congress NCAA Board to recommend direction on NIL reform policy Conference realignment fallout: Federal legislation on athletes’ NIL rights is probably dead Cruz bill would give NCAA power over NIL rules NCAA’s NIL lobbying strategy calls for unity, yet messages vary A LEGAL PLAYBOOK FOR THE NCAA TO CHALLENGE STATE NIL Tommy Tuberville, Joe Manchin introduce legislation to address NIL in college athletics Power 5 conferences release statement on bipartisan NIL bill draft Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Regulate NIL in College Sports Three U.S Senators unveil discussion draft of bill addressing NIL issues for NCAA athletes 3 U.S. Senators release bipartisan draft of federal NIL legislation for college sports Mitch McConnell says Congress can’t pass an NIL bill unless universities get their act together Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs advantageous NIL bill into law How New York State’s New NIL Law Impacts Syracuse New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signs bill overhauling NIL in Empire State NCAA NIL subcommittee now tasked with developing a Plan B NCAA sets up confrontation with state lawmakers concerning NIL guidelines NCAA Tells Schools To Ignore State Laws When It Comes To NIL Montana Enacts a Name, Image, and Likeness Law for Student-Athletes NCAA made ‘big mistake’ not setting NIL compensation framework State Legislatures Are In Attack Mode Against the NCAA’s NIL Rules Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs transformative NIL bill How new state laws may impact NCAA’s pursuit of a federal NIL bill NIL STATE LAWS Current Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation at the State Level Talk to an Expert The interim NCAA NIL policy requires institutions and athletes in states with passed NIL legislation to follow their state’s bill. If an institution is in a state without an NIL bill, then the institution is responsible for putting NIL guidelines in place for their athletes. Updated August 27. 2022 JUMP TO A STATE ALABAMA STATUS: REPEALED, NO ALABAMA STATE NIL LAW IN EFFECT Name: HB 404 Passed: April 20, 2021 Effective: July 1, 2021 Repealed: February 3, 2022 Notables (Passed): Student-athletes could receive compensation for their name, image, and likeness at “market value”. Student-athletes could hire an agent or attorney to represent them for the purposes of receiving NIL compensation. Universities could not unreasonably restrict student-athletes from receiving NIL compensation or hiring an attorney or agent. Universities could not compensate their own athletes for NIL. NIL compensation could not be used as a recruiting inducement or a reward for participation or performance. The bill would …

  • Federal Name, Image, and Likeness Proposals The NCAA NIL proposal was tabled due to potential antitrust violations so various Senators and Representatives have developed Name, Image, and Likeness legislation to help…