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UIL Legislative Council To Meet

Media Contact: Kate Hector
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Date: Jun 06, 2014
Category: Legislative Council


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TX— The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council will convene June 10-11 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. Tuesday, June 10. The standing committees on academics and athletics will meet at approximately 1 p.m. and the standing committee meeting on policy will follow the athletics committee meeting.

The Legislative Council will reconvene on Wednesday, June 11 at 9 a.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 considering 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: http://www.uiltexas.org/files/61014-LC-full-agenda.pdf.UIL Legislative Council To Meet

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

Standing Committee on Academics Agenda: http://www.uiltexas.org/files/61014-LC-Academics.pdf

Standing Committee on Athletics Agenda: http://www.uiltexas.org/files/61014-LC-Athletics.pdf.

Standing Committee on Policy Agenda: http://www.uiltexas.org/files/61014-LC-Policy.pdf.    

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