UIL Legislative Council To Meet
Media Contact: Kate Hector
Date: Jun 09, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, TX— The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council will convene Tuesday, June 13 at the Austin Marriott North Hotel in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes.
The UIL Legislative Council will hear testimony from interested parties and consider changes in UIL policy beginning at 8 a.m., while the standing committees on academics, music and athletics will meet at approximately 10:40 a.m. The standing committee meeting on policy will follow the athletics committee meeting.
After committee meetings, the full Legislative Council will reconvene at 2 p.m. to vote on proposals discussed in the Standing Committees and deliberate on other topics. The Commissioner of Education must approve amendments passed by the UIL Legislative Council before they may take effect.
The 32-member Legislative Council is composed of school administrators from each of the four regions within the six UIL conferences, and eight at-large members, two from each of the four UIL regions. The chair of the Legislative Council is responsible for the appointment of the eight at-large members.
The Council’s duties include hearing proposals and passing amendments to the UIL Constitution and Contest Rules, amending or adopting contest rules and appointing standing and special committees.
A full agenda for the UIL Legislative Council Meeting can be found on the UIL website at the following link: https://www.uiltexas.org/files/policy/Legislative_Council_Agenda.pdf
The UIL Legislative Council Meeting is an open meeting and all interested parties are welcome to attend.
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