During the 2020 regular legislative session, the general assembly enacted Senate Bill 20-123 concerning the rights of college athletes, and in connection therewith, establishing their right to receive compensation for the use of their names, images, and likenesses and their right to obtain professional and legal representation. The governor subsequently signed Senate Bill 20-123 into law.
Senate Bill 20-123 was enacted with an effective date of January 1, 2023. The bill changes this effective date to July 1, 2021.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)