02RS SB248


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SB 248 (BR 1019) - R. Jones II, W. Blevins

     AN ACT relating to intercollegiate athletics.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require a postsecondary institution to enter into contracts with members of coaching staffs; permit the governing board of a postsecondary education institution to terminate the contract of a head coach and any member of the coaching staff for violating the rules of the postsecondary education institution and national intercollegiate athletic associations or conferences; prohibit public and private affiliated organizations from expending state funds or other valuable consideration for contract buyouts or severance packages for terminated coaches; require the recovery of money and other valuable consideration and the award of reasonable attorneys' fees in legal proceedings.

     Feb 25-introduced in Senate
     Feb 27-to Education (S)
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 20, 2002
     Mar 20-3rd reading, passed 23-6
     Mar 21-received in House
     Mar 22-to Education (H)

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