View Amendment Current Amendment: 50 to Bill 5150

Senator TURNER proposes the following amendment (AM PARTICIPATION IN ATHLETICS):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, page 312, after line 8, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:

/ (SDE: Participation in Athletics) Of the funds authorized or appropriated to the department, a student shall be deemed eligible to participate in athletics, at a minimum, on the sub-varsity level upon enrollment in any public school in the State regardless of if the enrollment is the result of a bona fide change of residence, provided that the student meets all other age and academic eligibility requirements for participation. This provision shall not limit the ability of any student attending a charter school or other school of choice, provided the student meets all age and eligibility requirements, to otherwise elect to participate in sub-varsity or varsity athletics at the student's zoned or resident school. /

Amend sections, totals and title to conform.