Kansas Joins List of States with a Proposed Bill to Allow College Athletes to Be Paid for the Use of Their Names, Images, and Likenesses

Kansas Joins List of States with a Proposed Bill to Allow College Athletes to Be Paid for the Use of Their Names, Images, and Likenesses

Joining 28 other states, Kansas now has a pending bill that would allow college athletes at Kansas colleges and universities to be compensated for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs) and their athletic reputation.  Similar to the other pending bills and the law passed last year in California, Kansas’ bill (Senate Bill

Nebraska Poised to Allow College Athletes to be Paid for the Use of Their Names, Images, and Likenesses

Nebraska Poised to Allow College Athletes to be Paid for the Use of Their Names, Images, and Likenesses

Nebraska’s unicameral legislature took a significant step today toward passing a bill that would allow college athletes in Nebraska to make money from the use of their names, images, and likenesses.  The bill received initial approval by a vote of 36 (in favor), 4 (against), 8 (present), and 1 (excused).  The bill only needed 25

List of States with Pending College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation Has Grown to Twenty-Two

List of States with Pending College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation Has Grown to Twenty-Two

As states’ 2020 legislative sessions continue to open, state legislators continue to file new college athletes name, image, and likeness bills similar to the bill that was passed in California last year.  These laws would allow college athletes in the relevant states to be paid by third parties for the use of their names, images,