The New Paper

December 21, 2020

10 Democratic senators unveil “College Athletes Bill of Rights”

A group of 10 Democratic senators unveiled the “College Athletes Bill of Rights” last week. The bill covers a wide range of topics including athlete compensation and health and safety standards and is one of several Congressional proposals related to college athlete compensation. Here’s the full announcement.

More context: The NCAA has faced increasing regulatory pressure to allow players to earn money from endorsements and other deals (including a California law passed last year), prompting the NCAA Board of Governors to announce support for new player-compensation rules in April.
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