H.R. 599 (111th): Championship Fairness Act of 2009

Introduced:

Jan 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gary Miller

Representative for California's 42nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the receipt of Federal funds by any institution of higher education with a football team that participates in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, unless the national championship game of such Subdivision is the culmination of a playoff system.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 16, 2009
 
Introduced

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 599”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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