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Use Of Student Athlete's Name Image Or Likeness

Concerning compensation of a student athlete for use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness.
2023 Regular Session
Higher Education
Bill Summary

The act states that a public or private institution of higher education (institution) may identify, create, solicit, facilitate, and otherwise enable opportunities for a student athlete to earn compensation for the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness so long as the institution first acquires the consent of the student athlete. An institution that solicits such an opportunity for a student athlete must inform the student athlete of the solicitation within 72 hours after the solicitation.

The act states that a charitable organization that is not an institution and that is exempt from taxation under federal law may compensate a student athlete for the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness.

APPROVED by Governor June 6, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/06/2023 Signed Act PDF
    05/17/2023 Final Act PDF
    05/06/2023 Rerevised PDF
    05/03/2023 Revised PDF
    04/27/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    04/26/2023 Engrossed PDF
    04/18/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details