Florida House’s athlete pay plan would include ‘Bill of Rights’

//Florida House’s athlete pay plan would include ‘Bill of Rights’

Florida House’s athlete pay plan would include ‘Bill of Rights’

Athletes at Florida universities and colleges would get a “bill of rights” guaranteeing financial aid and health coverage as part of a House draft proposal intended to allow athletes to cash in on their names and images. The proposal, released Thursday by the House Commerce Committee, outlines potential compensation for “name, image, likeness or persona” but maintains that pay for on-field performance would remain prohibited. “It’s really a bill of rights, and it’s focused on their…

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