Maryland Senate Unanimously Passes NIL Legislation

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Maryland is the latest state to introduce a bill that would allow college athletes to earn endorsement money.

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that the Maryland Senate unanimously passed the Jordan McNair Safe and Fair Play Act. The legislation, which still has to pass through chamber lawmakers and governor Larry Hogan, would allow athletes to be compensated for their name, image and likeness.

If it passes, it would also require athletic departments to implement guidelines to prevent, assess and treat sports-related medical conditions. The legislation is named after Jordan McNair, a former University of Maryland offensive lineman who died during a workout in 2018.

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