H.R. 5289 (109th): Protection of University Governance Act of 2006


May 4, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 4, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Timothy Johnson

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 4, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide institutions of higher education with a right of action against entities that improperly regulate intercollegiate sports activities.

Summary (CRS)

5/4/2006--Introduced.Protection of University Governance Act of 2006 - Prohibits a nongovernmental entity that regulates intercollegiate sports from penalizing, or denying any benefit to, an institution of higher education by reason ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 4, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5289”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (9R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1316 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2007

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