TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — While the nation prepares for the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship game Monday evening, state House lawmakers will gather for a timely meeting on the equal treatment of all student athletes and compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness.
The Florida Legislature this session is considering a policy option that goes beyond grant-in-aid and other benefits allowed by the NCAA, a regulating authority over intercollegiate sports. To better understand the issue, Florida House lawmakers on the Commerce, Education and Judiciary Committees will host a joint meeting to hear from experts who have been involved in the high-profile national conversation about student athletes.
Joint Meeting of House Commerce, Education and Judiciary Committees
● Members of the House Commerce, Education and Judiciary Committees
● Ramogi Huma, Executive Director, National College Players Association
● Jon Solomon, Editorial Director of the Sports and Society Program at The Aspen Institute
● Professor Gabe Feldman, Director of the Tulane Sports Law Program
January 13, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Florida Capitol, 212 Knott Building (Webster Hall)