The House Education Committee is advancing a measure allowing college athletes to generate revenue from their likeness. That leaves one more stop before the bill is ready for the House floor.

The House Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee generated the bill (HB 7051.) That panel approved the bill in late January.

Thursday’s committee meeting saw a pair of amendments added to the bill. One mandated that insurance provided to athletes must be paid by either the college or an institution of which that university is a member.

The second amendment dealt with a provision requiring those athletes to go through a financial literacy course. That five-hour course would be mandated at the beginning of an athlete’s first and third academic years.

If a college contracts

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