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September 30, 2019
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Fair Play to Pay Act into law Monday morning, which allows student athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness.
Newsom shared the news via Twitter, along with video of a conversation he had with LeBron James about the impact of this law. (READ MORE) by Jesse Reed | Sportsnaut
On Monday, California Senate Bill 206, “SB-206” or the “Fair Pay to Play Act”, was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. The bill will allow collegiate student-athletes in the state of California to profit from the use of their names, images, and likenesses, in opposition to the amateurism policies of the NCAA. SB-206 would also prohibit the NCAA, as well as its member schools and conferences, from taking any punitive action, such as participation bans or scholarship penalties, against a California institution which allows its student-athletes to take advantage of these newfound rights, as well as the student-athletes themselves. The bill would essentially compel California institutions to follow state law by breaking NCAA rules. (READ MORE) by Pro Hockey Rumors
California has signed into law SB 206, a bill that allows college athletes to profit off their image and likeness. This is a potential game-changing step in the movement towards altering the NCAA’s stance on student-athletes receiving money. Many people have questions about the bill, so we have decided to answer those questions. (READ MORE) by Larry Brown | Larry Brown Sports