New Cosponsors — Feb 13, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Neil Abercrombie [D-HI1, 1991-2010]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat).
Jan 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 42nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2009
Length: 3 pages
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 599 — 111th Congress: Championship Fairness Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr599
“H.R. 599 — 111th Congress: Championship Fairness Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr599>
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