H.R. 12626 (95th): Amateur Sports Act


May 9, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Michel

Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote and coordinate amateur athletic activity in the United States, to recognize certain rights for United States amateur athletes, to provide for the resolution of disputes involving national governing bodies, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/9/1978--Introduced.Amateur Sports Act - TitleI - Declaration of PolicyMakes findings and states that the policy of Congress is to promote amateur athletics and protect the right of amateur athletes to ... Read more >

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May 9, 1978

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12626”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 14174 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 1978

H.R. 14171 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 1978

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