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.
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.
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