senate Bill S6722B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "New York collegiate athletic participation compensation act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 16, 2019 print number 6722b
Oct 16, 2019 amend and recommit to rules
Sep 18, 2019 print number 6722a
Sep 18, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Sep 16, 2019 referred to rules

S6722 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§6438-a & 6438-b, Ed L

S6722 - Summary

Relates to enacting the "New York collegiate athletic participation compensation act"; allows student-athletes to receive compensation including for the use of a student's name, image or likeness; allows student athletes to seek professional representation; requires colleges to establish a sports injury health savings account to provide compensation to athletes for career ending or long-term injuries (view more) requires colleges to establish a wage fund to be paid out to all student-athletes attending the college; requires colleges to take fifteen percent of revenue earned from athletics ticket sales and divide such revenue among student-athletes; establishes the community college athlete name, image and likeness working group.

S6722 - Sponsor Memo

S6722 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6722

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to allowing  student-ath-
  letes  to  earn  compensation as a result of the use of that student's
  name, image or likeness

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6438-a
to read as follows:
  §  6438-A.  STUDENT-ATHLETE  COMPENSATION.  1. (A) A COLLEGE, EXCEPT A
COMMUNITY COLLEGE, SHALL NOT UPHOLD ANY RULE, REQUIREMENT, STANDARD,  OR
OTHER LIMITATION THAT PREVENTS A STUDENT OF THAT INSTITUTION PARTICIPAT-
ING  IN  INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS FROM EARNING COMPENSATION AS A RESULT
OF THE USE OF THE STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR  LIKENESS.  EARNING  COMPEN-
SATION  FROM  THE  USE OF A STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS SHALL NOT
AFFECT THE STUDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY.
  (B) AN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, CONFERENCE, OR OTHER GROUP  OR  ORGANIZA-
TION  WITH  AUTHORITY OVER INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE NATIONAL  COLLEGIATE  ATHLETIC  ASSOCIATION,  SHALL  NOT
PREVENT  A STUDENT OF A COLLEGE PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLET-
ICS FROM EARNING COMPENSATION AS A RESULT OF THE USE  OF  THE  STUDENT'S
NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS.
  (C)  AN  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, CONFERENCE, OR OTHER GROUP OR ORGANIZA-
TION WITH AUTHORITY OVER INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO,  THE  NATIONAL  COLLEGIATE  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, SHALL NOT
PREVENT A COLLEGE FROM PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS  AS  A
RESULT  OF  THE  COMPENSATION  OF  A  STUDENT-ATHLETE FOR THE USE OF THE
STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS.
  2. A COLLEGE, ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION,  CONFERENCE,  OR  OTHER  GROUP  OR
ORGANIZATION  WITH  AUTHORITY  OVER  INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS SHALL NOT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12040-01-9

S6722A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§6438-a & 6438-b, Ed L

S6722A - Summary

Relates to enacting the "New York collegiate athletic participation compensation act"; allows student-athletes to receive compensation including for the use of a student's name, image or likeness; allows student athletes to seek professional representation; requires colleges to establish a sports injury health savings account to provide compensation to athletes for career ending or long-term injuries (view more) requires colleges to establish a wage fund to be paid out to all student-athletes attending the college; requires colleges to take fifteen percent of revenue earned from athletics ticket sales and divide such revenue among student-athletes; establishes the community college athlete name, image and likeness working group.

S6722A - Sponsor Memo

S6722A - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6722--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  collegiate athletic participation compensation act"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Short title. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
the "New York collegiate athletic participation compensation act".
  §  2.  The  education law is amended by adding two new sections 6438-a
and 6438-b to read as follows:
  § 6438-A. STUDENT-ATHLETE COMPENSATION. 1. (A)  A  COLLEGE  SHALL  NOT
UPHOLD  ANY  RULE,  REQUIREMENT,  STANDARD,  OR  OTHER  LIMITATION  THAT
PREVENTS A STUDENT OF THAT INSTITUTION PARTICIPATING IN  INTERCOLLEGIATE
ATHLETICS  FROM  EARNING COMPENSATION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION INCLUDING
AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS.  EARN-
ING  COMPENSATION  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION INCLUDING FROM THE USE OF A
STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS SHALL NOT AFFECT THE STUDENT'S SCHOL-
ARSHIP ELIGIBILITY.
  (B) AN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, CONFERENCE, OR OTHER GROUP  OR  ORGANIZA-
TION  WITH  AUTHORITY OVER INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE NATIONAL  COLLEGIATE  ATHLETIC  ASSOCIATION,  SHALL  NOT
PREVENT  A STUDENT OF A COLLEGE PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLET-
ICS FROM EARNING COMPENSATION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  INCLUDING  AS  A
RESULT OF THE USE OF THE STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS.
  (C)  AN  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, CONFERENCE, OR OTHER GROUP OR ORGANIZA-
TION WITH AUTHORITY OVER INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO,  THE  NATIONAL  COLLEGIATE  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, SHALL NOT
PREVENT A COLLEGE FROM PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS  AS  A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12040-02-9

S6722B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8620
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§6438-a & 6438-b, Ed L

S6722B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the "New York collegiate athletic participation compensation act"; allows student-athletes to receive compensation including for the use of a student's name, image or likeness; allows student athletes to seek professional representation; requires colleges to establish a sports injury health savings account to provide compensation to athletes for career ending or long-term injuries (view more) requires colleges to establish a wage fund to be paid out to all student-athletes attending the college; requires colleges to take fifteen percent of revenue earned from athletics ticket sales and divide such revenue among student-athletes; establishes the community college athlete name, image and likeness working group.

S6722B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6722B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6722--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  collegiate athletic participation compensation act"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York collegiate athletic participation compensation act".
  § 2. The education law is amended by adding two  new  sections  6438-a
and 6438-b to read as follows:
  §  6438-A.  STUDENT-ATHLETE  COMPENSATION.  1. (A) A COLLEGE SHALL NOT
UPHOLD  ANY  RULE,  REQUIREMENT,  STANDARD,  OR  OTHER  LIMITATION  THAT
PREVENTS  A STUDENT OF THAT INSTITUTION PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE
ATHLETICS FROM EARNING COMPENSATION PURSUANT TO THIS  SECTION  INCLUDING
AS  A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS. EARN-
ING COMPENSATION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION INCLUDING FROM THE  USE  OF  A
STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS SHALL NOT AFFECT THE STUDENT'S SCHOL-
ARSHIP ELIGIBILITY.
  (B)  AN  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, CONFERENCE, OR OTHER GROUP OR ORGANIZA-
TION WITH AUTHORITY OVER INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO,  THE  NATIONAL  COLLEGIATE  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, SHALL NOT
PREVENT A STUDENT OF A COLLEGE PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE  ATHLET-
ICS  FROM  EARNING  COMPENSATION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION INCLUDING AS A
RESULT OF THE USE OF THE STUDENT'S NAME, IMAGE, OR LIKENESS.
  (C) AN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, CONFERENCE, OR OTHER GROUP  OR  ORGANIZA-
TION  WITH  AUTHORITY OVER INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE NATIONAL  COLLEGIATE  ATHLETIC  ASSOCIATION,  SHALL  NOT
PREVENT  A  COLLEGE FROM PARTICIPATING IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS AS A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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