NOLAND-STEPHENS-TURNER,ART AND HOLBROOK.
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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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