Calif. bill to pay NCAA athletes takes another step
A bill in California that would make it possible for college athletes to accept endorsement money moved one step closer to becoming law Monday evening. The California State Assembly voted 73-0 in favor of the proposed law known as the Fair Pay to Play Act.
The Fair Pay to Play Act would make it illegal for colleges and universities in California to take away an athlete's scholarship or eligibility as a punishment for that athlete profiting from his or her name, image or likeness. If passed, the new law would go into effect in January 2023.
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