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Subchapter A-C. NAME OF ORGANIZATION, OBJECTIVES, DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 1: NAME
Section 2: OBJECTIVES OF THE LEAGUE
Section 5: DEFINITIONS
Section 6: COMPUTATION OF TIME TO ACT

Subchapter D. MEMBERSHIP IN LEAGUE
Section 10: QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP
Section 11: ADMISSION TO MEMBERSHIP
Section 12: MEMBERSHIP FEES
Section 13: INITIAL AND CONTINUATION OF MEMBERSHIP AND RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE
Section 14: MANDATORY SUSPENSION

Subchapter E. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION
Section 20: COMPOSITION OF THE LEAGUE
Section 21: RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OR CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR
Section 22: UIL DIRECTOR
Section 23: UIL BINDING ACTIONS
Section 24: UIL OFFICERS

    - E: Legislative Council
    Section 25: Legislative Council

    - E: State Executive Committee
    Section 26: STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
    Section 27: PENALTIES THE STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CAN IMPOSE

    - E: District Executive Committee
    Section 28: DISTRICT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
    Section 29: PENALTIES THE DISTRICT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CAN IMPOSE

    - E: Spring Meet Regional Committee, Waiver Review Board, Sports Officials Committee
    Section 30: SPRING MEET REGIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
    Section 31: WAIVER REVIEW BOARD; UIL HEARING OFFICER; WAIVER OFFICER
    Section 32: UIL SPORTS OFFICIALS COMMITTEE

Subchapter F. CLASSIFICATION OF VIOLATIONS; PROTESTS
Section 50: CLASSIFICATION OF STUDENT VIOLATIONS
Section 51: CLASSIFICATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PERSONNEL VIOLATIONS
Section 52: CLASSIFICATION OF UIL SCHOOL VIOLATIONS
Section 53: CONDUCT SUBJECT TO PROTEST
Section 54: FILING A PROTEST
Section 55: REPORT OF VIOLATION
Section 56: INVESTIGATION OF PROTESTS OR ALLEGATIONS

Subchapter G. COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND APPEALS
Section 100: GENERAL; HEARINGS
Section 150: APPEALS

Subchapter H. RULES AND AMENDMENTS
Section 300: GENERAL PURPOSES
Section 301: NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULES
Section 302: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED RULES
Section 303: RULE PROMULGATION PROCESS
Section 304: OFFICIAL INTERPRETATION OF RULES
Section 305: OFFICIAL STAFF INTERPRETATIONS
Section 306: RULES OF CONSTRUCTION
Section 330: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION
Section 331: AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION

Subchapter I. CONFERENCES AND DISTRICTS
Section 350: ESTABLISHING CONFERENCES
Section 351: CONFERENCE BASED ON ENROLLMENT
Section 352: NON-HONORS FOOTBALL
Section 353: FOOTBALL COMPETITION BY A NEW SCHOOL
Section 354: FIRST APPEAL: DISTRICT REASSIGNMENT BY AGREEMENT
Section 355: DISTRICT ASSIGNMENT APPEALS COMMITTEE
Section 356: FINAL DISTRICT ASSIGNMENTS AND CONTRACTING GAMES

Subchapter J. NON-DISCRIMINATION IN UIL CONTESTS
Section 360: NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Subchapter L. CONTESTS
Section 380: LEAGUE CONTESTS AND PILOT PROGRAMS
Section 381: OFFICIAL CALENDAR PUBLISHED
Section 382: RESCHEDULING CONTESTS
Section 383: NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOOL YEARS

Subchapter M. ELIGIBILITY
Section 400: STUDENT’S ELIGIBILITY FOR ALL UIL CONTESTS
Section 401: ELIGIBILITY - ACADEMICS
Section 402: ELIGIBILITY - MUSIC
Section 403: ELIGIBILITY - ATHLETICS
Section 404: STATE LAW
Section 405: HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE
Section 406: FULL-TIME DAY STUDENT
Section 407: REGULAR ATTENDANCE
Section 408: FOUR-YEAR PROGRAM OF HIGH SCHOOL COURSES
Section 409: RECRUITING
Section 410: ELIGIBILITY BURDEN OF PROOF
Section 411: CREDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY DURING FIRST SIX WEEKS
Section 412: WAIVER FOR DISABILITY
Section 441: AMATEUR ATHLETIC STATUS
Section 442: RESIDENCE IN SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ATTENDANCE ZONE
Section 443:  CHANGING SCHOOLS FOR ATHLETIC PURPOSES
Section 445: REPEATING GRADES FOR ATHLETIC PURPOSES
Section 446: AGE

Subchapter N. WAIVER OF ELIGIBILITY RULES
Section 463: APPLICATION FOR WAIVER
Section 464: SUBMISSION TO WAIVER OFFICER
Section 465: DECISION BY WAIVER OFFICER
Section 466: REVIEW OF WAIVER OFFICER’S DECISION
Section 468: REVIEW DECISION PROCESS
Section 469: RETROACTIVE WAIVER
Section 470: SUBMITTING FALSE INFORMATION

Subchapter O. AWARDS
Section 480: LIMITATION OF AWARDS
Section 481: GIFTS OR AWARDS TO SPONSOR OR COACH

Subchapter P-R. RECORDS, PUBLICATIONS, FINANCES
Section 800: OPEN RECORDS
Section 801: REQUESTS FOR ACCESS TO RECORDS
Section 802: CONTEST RECORDS
Section 825: UIL CONSTITUTION AND CONTEST RULES
Section 826: THE LEAGUER
Section 827: FORMS
Section 828: OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Section 829: PUBLICATION CHARGES
Section 866: ANNUAL REPORT; BUDGET; AUDIT
Section 867: SOURCES OF INCOME
Section 868:  BROADCASTS OF UIL EVENTS

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