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Gov. Pritzker signs legislation giving Ill. student athletes opportunity to sign endorsement deals

Published: Jun. 29, 2021 at 11:52 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 29, 2021 at 1:01 PM CDT
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (KFVS) - Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation on Tuesday, June 29 allowing Illinois student athletes to be compensated.

Senate Bill 2338 makes it possible for a student athlete to earn compensation for their name, image, likeness or voice while enrolled at a postsecondary education institution.

By signing this bill into law, Illinois leads the United States in giving student-athletes the opportunity to sign...

Posted by Governor JB Pritzker on Tuesday, June 29, 2021

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