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Illinois Student-Athlete Endorsement Rights Act Signed Into Law

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Illinois college student-athletes are set to be eligible for compensation for their efforts. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Illinois’ Student-Athlete Endorsement Rights Act into law yesterday. The law gives college athletes the opportunity to hire agents and sign endorsement deals using their name, likeness, image, or voice. The law goes into effect tomorrow.

 


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