Posted by Big Ron on August 04, 20 at 16:42:54:
In Reply to: Its simple. If u r scared dont play posted by Xdevil on August 04, 20 at 15:58:33:
In 2012 California passed the Student-Athlete Bill of Rights, SB 1525.
In included, among other things, scholarship guarantees and extended medical coverage. Since this Law covered 4 of the PAC schools, the PAC-12 had to adopt most of the bill to level the playing field. The bill stated that the provisions were to come from TV revenue only. But since dollars are fungible once they get thrown into the athletic budget, that provision was California window dressing.
From the medical provisions section -
67453. (a) (1) Unless a student athlete declines the payment of
premiums, an athletic program shall be responsible for paying the
premiums of each of its student athletes whose household has an
income and asset level that does not exceed the level for Cal Grant A
recipients set forth in Section 69432.7 for insurance covering
claims resulting from their participation in the athletic program.
(2) An athletic program shall be responsible for paying the
insurance deductible amount applicable to the claim of any student
athlete who suffers an injury resulting from his or her participation
in the athletic program and makes a claim relating to that injury.
(3) If a student athlete suffers an injury resulting from his or
her participation in the athletic program that requires ongoing
medical treatment, the athletic program shall provide, for a minimum
of two years following the student athlete's graduation or separation
from the institution of higher education, one of the following:
(A) The necessary medical treatment.
(B) Health insurance that covers the injury and the resulting
(4) This subdivision shall not apply to preexisting medical
conditions that predate the student athlete's participation in the
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