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UIL Legislative Council to Meet

Media Contact: Logan Lawrence
Phone: 512-471-5883

Date: Jun 14, 2021
Category: General Information Legislative Council


AUSTIN, TX — The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council will convene Tuesday, June 15 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. The public forum and afternoon session of the full Council meeting will be available for viewing live on the UIL Legislative Council Webpage.

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, athletics and music will meet at approximately 9:45 a.m., or at the conclusion of the public hearing. The standing committee meeting on policy will follow the athletics committee meeting.

After committee meetings, the full Legislative Council will reconvene at 1:30 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: Click Here

The UIL Legislative Council Meeting is an open meeting and all interested parties are welcome to attend.

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