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house Bill H.R. 599

Championship Fairness Act of 2009

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      Committee on Education and Labor
    IntroducedJanuary 16th, 2009

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Championship Fairness Act of 2009

Official 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.


Championship Fairness Act of 2009 - Prohibits an institution of higher education from receiving federal funds for any fiscal year during which it has a football team participating in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, unless such Subdivision's national championship game is the final game of a single elimination post-season playoff system.

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