Calif. Bill Seeks To Allow College Athlete Name, Image Pay

Law360 (February 6, 2019, 9:18 PM EST) -- Amid several legal challenges to NCAA rules restricting what college athletes can be paid, a California state senator is looking to ensure athletes at California's 15 state universities competing at the Division I level are allowed to make money from the use of their name, image and likeness.

California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, introduced Senate Bill 206, entitled the "Fair Pay to Play Act," on Monday, which would prohibit California public schools from upholding any rule or requirement "that prevents a student of that institution participating in intercollegiate athletics from earning compensation as a result of the use of the...

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