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HB 1263 - Athletic Nickname and Logo of the University of North Dakota - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Athletic Nickname and Logo of the University of North Dakota

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Athletic Nickname and Logo of the University of North Dakota

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the athletic nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota as the Fighting Sioux.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the University of North Dakota and the state board of higher education from taking any action to discontinue the use of the Fighting Sioux nickname or the Fighting Sioux logo in use on January 1, 2011 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the attorney general to consider filing a federal antitrust claim against the National Collegiate Athletic Association if it takes any action to penalize the University of North Dakota for using the Fighting Sioux nickname or logo (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (65-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Athletic Nickname and Logo of the University of North Dakota

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the athletic nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota as the Fighting Sioux.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the University of North Dakota and the state board of higher education from taking any action to discontinue the use of the Fighting Sioux nickname or the Fighting Sioux logo in use on January 1, 2011 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the attorney general to consider filing a federal antitrust claim against the National Collegiate Athletic Association if it takes any action to penalize the University of North Dakota for using the Fighting Sioux nickname or logo (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO END DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR ONLY IF VOTES CHANGE OR THE THIRD READING OCCURS ON A DIFFERENT LEGISLATIVE DAY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Athletic Nickname and Logo of the University of North Dakota

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