90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1025
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HGH SCH ATHLETICS-SITE BIDDING                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates  the  High  School  Athletics  Competitive  Bidding  Act.      
   Provides that public high schools may not pay membership  fees  to  an      
   association   that   sponsors   post-season  interscholastic  athletic      
   tournaments or competitions among high  schools,  nor  participate  in      
   those  tournaments  or  competitions,  unless the sites at which those      
   events are held are selected by the association under contracts let by      
   competitive  bidding.   Provides  that  all  high  school  post-season      
   tournaments and competitions are covered by the Act, in all sports and      
   all classes of competition, for  both  boys  and  girls.   Establishes      
   procedures  under  which  the  competitive  bidding  process  is to be      
   conducted, including provisions relative to advertisements  for  bids.      
   Provides  that  if  a contract entered into by the association has the      
   effect of prohibiting a high school from paying membership fees to the      
   association or from participating  in  a  post-season  competition  or      
   tournament sponsored for high schools by the association, the contract      
   is  inimical  to  the  public  welfare  and void.  Adds a severability      
          FISCAL IMPACT NOTE (State Bd. of Ed.)                                
          This bill has no fiscal impact on this Dept.                         
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          No change from previous note.                                        
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Replaces everything after the enacting clause.  Creates the  High      
   School  Basketball  Tournament  Act.  Imposes requirements relating to      
   selecting and contracting for the annual Class  A  and  AA  boys  high      
   school  basketball tournament site.  Prohibits school governing bodies      
   from paying dues to an association that selects  or  contracts  for  a      
   tournament   site   in   a  manner  that  does  not  comply  with  the      
   requirements.  Prohibits participation in  a  tournament  held  at  an      
   improperly selected site.  Effective immediately.                           
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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