SECOND REGULAR SESSION
SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
SENATE BILL NO. 1366
92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Reported from the Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections, April 15, 2004, with recommendation that the Senate Committee Substitute do pass.
TERRY L. SPIELER, Secretary.
To amend chapter 167, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to student athletes.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 167, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 167.690, to read as follows:
167.690. Neither the state board of education, nor any public school district or any divisions thereof, shall create a regulation, engage in discriminatory behavior relating to, or enter into any agreement or contract with, any entity which shall:
(1) Infringe in any manner on the opportunity of a student athlete to compete in or train for any sport, provided that the student athlete meets the requirements for participation in the high school program; and
(2) Levy any form of punishment or sanction against any student athlete for competing in or training for any sport, provided that the student athlete meets the requirements for participation in the high school program.
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