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UIL Legislative Council Meeting Results

Media Contact: Chris Schmidt
Phone: 512-471-5883
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Date: Jan 14, 2010
Category: Legislative Council


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TX—The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council unanimously approved an amendment clarifying the status of sports officials on Thursday.

Under the new language, all varsity team sport contests involving UIL member schools shall be played utilizing officials who are properly registered with UIL. Also with the new amendment, unless mutually decided otherwise UIL member schools shall use UIL registered officials for non-varsity games.

The Commissioner of Education must approve amendments passed by the UIL Legislative Council before they may take effect. 

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