FK(LEGAL) - STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Discrimination on the Basis of Disability

34 C.F.R. 104.43(d), .47(a)

Discrimination on the Basis of Sex

Whether the selection of sports and levels of competition effectively accommodate the interests and abilities of members of both sexes;

The provision of equipment and supplies;

Scheduling of games and practice time;

Travel and per diem allowance;

Opportunity to receive coaching and academic tutoring;

Assignment and compensation of coaches and tutors;

Provision of locker rooms, practice, and competitive facilities;

Provision of medical and training facilities and services;

Provision of housing and dining facilities and services; and

Publicity.

34 C.F.R. 106.41

Athlete Agents

"Institution of higher education" means an institution of higher education or a private or independent institution of higher education, as defined by Education Code 61.003, including a community college, that is a member of a national association for the promotion and regulation of intercollegiate athletics. Occupations Code 2051.001(5)

Compliance Coordinator

An institution of higher education shall designate an individual to serve as a compliance coordinator for that institution and report the name of the compliance coordinator to the secretary of state in a manner prescribed by the secretary. Occupations Code 2051.253

Compliance Standards

An institution of higher education shall adopt standards relating to the implementation of Occupations Code Chapter 2051, including specific guidelines governing the athlete agent interview program sponsored by the institution under Occupations Code 2051.301.

The guidelines relating to the athlete agent interview program must specify:

  1. The scheduling of interview periods;
  2. The duration of an interview period;
  3. The location on the institution's campus for conducting interviews; and
  4. Any terms or conditions under which an athlete agent may contact an athlete during an interview period.

After adopting implementation standards under Occupations Code 2051.251, an institution of higher education shall:

  1. Submit the standards to the institution's athletic council or other analogous body for approval; and
  2. File a copy of the approved standards with the secretary of state not later than the 30th day after the date the standards are approved.

If an institution of higher education amends the implementation standards, the institution shall, not later than the 30th day after the date the amendment is effective, file a copy of the amended standards with the secretary.

On receipt of a written request from a registered athlete agent, the secretary of state or a compliance coordinator designated under Occupations Code 2051.253 shall provide a copy of the implementation standards adopted by an institution of higher education.

Occupations Code 2051.251-.252, .254

Interview Program

Each institution of higher education shall sponsor an athlete agent interview program on the institution's campus. An athlete agent interview program may not continue for more than 30 consecutive business days as determined by the athlete's institution of higher education and must be conducted during the off-season period before the completion of the athlete's final year of eligibility.

Each compliance coordinator shall:

  1. Establish the schedule for the athlete agent interview program sponsored under Section 2051.301 by the coordinator's institution of higher education;
  2. Not later than the 30th day before the date on which the athlete agent interview program begins, notify each registered athlete agent, in writing, of the interview program, unless the secretary of state provides notification under Section 2051.301(c); and
  3. Ensure that the coordinator's institution of higher education and the athletes attending the institution comply with this chapter and the rules adopted under Occupations Code Chapter 2051.

Occupations Code 2051.301(a), (c), .302-.303

Reporting

Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

A co-educational institution of higher education that participates in any Title IV, Higher Education Act (HEA) program and has an intercollegiate athletic program must annually, for the preceding reporting year, prepare a report that contains the information described at 34 C.F.R 668.47. 34 C.F.R 668.47(a), (c)

Completion or Graduation Rates for Student-Athletes

Annually, by July 1, an institution that is attended by students receiving athletically-related student aid must produce a report containing the information described at 34 C.F.R 668.48. 34 C.F.R 668.48(a)

North Central Texas College

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UPDATE 35

DATE ISSUED: 11/21/2018