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.

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 599” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Jan 16, 2009

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3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
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