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Student Athlete Bill Of Rights; Chapter 2. General Provisions   

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For purposes of this part:

(a) "Athletic association" means any organization that is responsible for governing intercollegiate athletic programs.

(b) "Athletic program" means an intercollegiate athletic program at any institution of higher education within the meaning of subdivision (d).

(c) "Graduation success rate" means the percentage of student athletes who graduate from that institution of higher education within six years of their initial enrollment, excluding outgoing transfers in good academic standing with athletic eligibility remaining, and including incoming transfers. The rate is to be calculated by combining the rates of the four most recent classes that are available in the exact manner as the rate is calculated under National Collegiate Athletic Association rules.

(d) "Institution of higher education" means any campus of the University of California or the California State University, or any four-year private university located in California, that maintains an intercollegiate athletic program.

(e) "Media rights" means the rights to media coverage of intercollegiate athletics included in contracts that are entered into by intercollegiate athletic conferences and television networks and that generate monetary payments to individual institutions of higher education.

(f) "Student athlete" means any college student who participates in an intercollegiate athletic program of an institution of higher education, and includes student athletes who participate in basketball, football, and other intercollegiate sports.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 625, Sec. 1.)