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S. 1225: Standardization of Collegiate Oversight of Revenues and Expenditures Act

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College sports is a massive business. In 2019, the last pre-pandemic year, schools raised $18.9 billion in revenue for college sports and spent $18.8 billion.

Where does this money come from and where does it go? To some extent, we know the answers. All participating schools — both public and private — have been required to submit their audited sports revenue and expenditure data to the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) since fiscal year 2004.

Yet there are still some gaps in the data released to the public. The NCAA breaks the aggregate numbers down by division, by sport, and by gender on their website. And public schools are required to release their data to the public; USA Today’s …

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Christopher Murphy

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2021
Length: 10 pages
Apr 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Apr 20, 2021

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Apr 20, 2021

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S. 1225 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1225. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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