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1 NCAA DI PROPOSALS ADOPTED JANUARY 2014

2 MEMBERSHIP PROPOSALS

3 NCAA Membership Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, NCAA MEMBERSHIP -- ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP -- CONDITIONS AND OBLIGATIONS OF MEMBERSHIP -- CATASTROPHIC SPORT INJURY REPORTING To specify that an active member institution shall submit data detailing student-athlete catastrophic fatalities, near fatalities and catastrophic injuries to the NCAA on an annual basis pursuant to policies and procedures that govern such data as determined by the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports. No such reporting is required. These catastrophic incidences will be captured through an online portal, allowing an easy and consistent structure for all institutions. The program will be directly tied to the NCAA catastrophic insurance program and the national catastrophic sport injury reporting program.

4 NCAA Membership Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, NCAA MEMBERSHIP -- ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP -- CONDITIONS AND OBLIGATIONS OF MEMBERSHIP -- DESIGNATION OF TEAM PHYSICIAN To specify that an active member institution shall designate a physician to serve as team physician for each of its intercollegiate teams; that the team physician shall be a medical doctor or osteopathic physician with a current license in good standing to practice medicine in the state in which the institution is located; and that the team physician shall be authorized to oversee the medical services for injuries and illnesses incidental to a student- athlete's participation in intercollegiate athletics. It is left to each institution’s discretion if they wish to designate a team physician, however a physician or a physician's designee is required for both the medical examination and concussion return- to-play legislation. Each institution will formally designate an individual or team of individuals as their team physician(s).

5 NCAA Membership Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, DIVISION MEMBERSHIP, PERSONNEL, AMATEURISM, FINANCIAL AID, AND PLAYING AND PRACTICE SEASONS -- EMERGING SPORTS FOR WOMEN -- WOMEN'S TRIATHLON To add women's triathlon as an emerging sport for women and establish legislation related to athletics personnel, amateurism, recruiting, financial aid, playing and practice seasons and membership, as specified. Triathalon is not currently a recognized sport. Triathalon will be recognized as an emerging sport and legislation has been established related to athletics personnel, amateurism, recruiting, financial aid, playing and practice seasons and membership.

6 NCAA Membership Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, DIVISION MEMBERSHIP AND PLAYING AND PRACTICE SEASONS -- DIVISION I MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS -- MINIMUM DATES OF COMPETITION -- WOMEN'S RUGBY In women's rugby, to specify that an institution shall limit its total playing schedule with outside competition during the institution's playing season to 16 dates of competition (15-a-side and/or seven-a-side); further, to specify that an institution may count two contests per year against collegiate club teams toward meeting minimum-contest requirements and that 15- a-side and seven-a-side competition would count toward meeting minimum-contest requirements. An institution shall limit its total playing schedule with outside competition during the institution's playing season to 11 contests. In order to be used in fulfilling the sports sponsorship requirement, the contest must be against a four year intercollegiate team. An institution shall limit its total playing schedule with outside competition during the institution's playing season to 16 dates of competition (15-a- side and/or seven-a- side) and two contests against collegiate club teams may be used to meet minimum contest requirements.

7 ATHLETICS PERSONNEL PROPOSAL

8 Athletics Personnel Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntent Current Rule As of August 1, ATHLETICS PERSONNEL -- COUNTABLE COACH To specify that an institutional staff member or any other individual outside the institution (e.g., consultant, professional instructor) with whom the institution has made arrangements must count against coaching limits in the applicable sport as soon as the individual participates (in any manner) in (a) providing technical or tactical instruction related to the sport to a student- athlete at any time; (b) making or assisting in making tactical decisions related to the sport during on-court or on-field practice or competition; or (c) any off-campus recruiting activities. The current rule is more broad and states a countable coach is an individual who participates in coaching of the intercollegiate team in practice, games or organized activities directly related to that sport. This will more clearly identify and define those actions that will result in an individual being included in the coaching limitations in a particular sport.

9 RECRUITING PROPOSALS

10 Recruiting Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntent Previous Rule As of January 18, A RECRUITING -- INITIAL DATE FOR COMMUNICATION AND IN-PERSON CONTACT -- UNLIMITED TELEPHONE CALLS AND DEREGULATED ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE -- MEN'S ICE HOCKEY In men's ice hockey, (1) to specify that off-campus contact shall not be made with an individual (or his relatives or legal guardians) before June 15 at the completion of his sophomore year in high school; (2) to specify that an institution may make telephone calls to a prospective student-athlete at its discretion beginning January 1 of his sophomore year in high school; and (3) to permit any form of electronic correspondence (e.g., electronic mail, Instant Messenger, facsimiles, text messages) to be sent to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student athlete's parents or legal guardians) beginning January 1 of his sophomore year in high school, as specified. Off campus contact permitted on or after July 1 after junior year; One phone call per month after June 15 the prospect’s sophomore year; One call per week after August 1 of the junior year; June 15 after sophomore year. Off campus contact permitted on or after June 15 of his sophomore year; Phones calls to prospects permitted beginning January 1 of his sophomore year; Any form of electronic correspondence may be sent to a prospect beginning January 1 of his sophomore year.

11 Recruiting Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, 2014 No RECRUITING -- INITIAL DATE FOR COMMUNICATION -- NO LIMITS ON COMMUNICATION -- SPORTS OTHER THAN BASKETBALL, CROSS COUNTRY/ TRACK AND FIELD, FOOTBALL AND SWIMMING AND DIVING In sports other than basketball, cross country/track and field, football and swimming and diving, (1) to specify that telephone calls to an individual (or his or her relatives or legal guardians) may be made at an institution's discretion beginning September 1 at the beginning of his or her junior year in high school; and (2) to permit any form of electronic correspondence (e.g., electronic mail, Instant Messenger, facsimiles, text messages) to be sent to a prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete's parents or legal guardians), as specified. Once a week phone calls are permitted on July 1 following the PSA’s junior year in high school and only and faxes permitted. Unlimited phone calls may be made to PSAs on or after September 1 of the PSA’s junior year and any form of electronic correspondence may be sent to a PSA.

12 Recruiting Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, 2014 No RECRUITING -- RECRUITING MATERIALS AND ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE To limit the printed recruiting material that may be provided to prospective student-athletes to general correspondence (with no restrictions on the design or content, except for size restrictions), educational material provided by the NCAA, nonathletics institutional publications, questionnaires and camp or clinic information, as specified; further, to specify that there are no content restrictions on attachments to electronic correspondence, except that video and audio materials may not be created for recruiting purposes and may not be personalized to include a prospective student-athlete's name, picture or likeness. General correspondence is limited in size and content. Attachments to electronic correspondence limited. There are no restrictions on the design or content of general correspondence and attachments, except that the size of the printed material may not exceed 8 ½ by 11 inches when opened in full and the envelope may not exceed 9 x 12 inches. Electronic Correspondence are permitted with minimal attachment restrictions.

13 FINANCIAL AID PROPOSALS

14 Financial Aid Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, 2014 No FINANCIAL AID - - ELEMENTS OF FINANCIAL AID - - ROOM AND BOARD -- MAXIMUM MEAL PLAN To permit an institution to provide a student- athlete financial aid that includes a board allowance that consists of three meals per day or the institution's maximum meal plan that is available to all students, whichever is greater. Institutions may provide a SA the amount equivalent to an on-campus seven-day or 21- meal board plan. Institutions may provide the equivalent of three meals per day or the institution's maximum meal plan that is available to all students, whichever is greater.

15 Financial Aid Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, 2014 No FINANCIAL AID - -INSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL AID - - ELIMINATION OF CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO INSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL AID To eliminate the certification requirements related to institutional financial aid. Some forms of institutional financial aid is considered to be athletically related financial aid unless the faculty athletics representative and the director of financial aid certify that the aid was granted without regard in any degree to athletics ability. While the application of what is countable has not changed, the certification by the FAR and director of financial aid is not required. Institutions may determine how to verify the aid is granted per the legislation.

16 Financial Aid Proposals adopted January 2014 ProposalIntentCurrent Rule As of August 1, 2014 No FINANCIAL AID - - MAXIMUM INSTITUTIONAL GRANT-IN-AID LIMITATIONS IN SPORT -- SQUAD LIST -- PROCEDURES To eliminate the requirement that an institution's athletics director compile and sign the squad list; further, to specify that the athletics director may designate another individual to sign the form for each sport. The institution’s athletics director must sign and keep on file in his or her office a copy of the squad list for each sport. An institution’s athletics director may designate another individual responsible for approving the squad list for each sport, other than a coach.

17 STATUS OF OTHER PROPOSALS CONSIDERED BUT NOT ADOPTED IN JANUARY 2014

18 Status of other Proposals Considered but NOT Adopted in January 2014 ProposalStatus ATHLETICS PERSONNEL -- CONDUCT OF ATHLETICS PERSONNEL -- FIRST AID,CPR AND AED CERTIFICATION Forwarded for membership review and comment ATHLETICS PERSONNEL -- CONDUCT OF ATHLETICS PERSONNEL - -STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES -- NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED CERTIFICATION Tabled PLAYING AND PRACTICE SEASONS -- FOOTBALL -- PRESEASON PRACTICE -- AFTER FIVE-DAY ACCLIMATIZATION PERIOD -- THREE- HOURS OF RECOVERY TIME BETWEEN ANY SESSIONS Forwarded for membership review and comment.

19 Status of other Proposals Considered but NOT Adopted in January 2014 ProposalStatus CHAMPIONSHIPS AND POSTSEASON FOOTBALL -- ELIGIBILITY FOR CHAMPIONSHIPS -- STUDENT- ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY -- INELIGIBILITY FOR USE OF BANNED DRUGS -- DURATION OF INELIGIBILITY -- STREET DRUGS Forwarded for membership review and comment A AWARDS, BENEFITS AND EXPENSES -- MEALS INCIDENTAL TO PRACTICE ACTIVITIES AND NONCOMPETITIVE EVENTS AND SNACKS AT ANY TIME Forwarded for membership review and comment B AWARDS, BENEFITS AND EXPENSES -- MEALS AND SNACKS INCIDENTAL TO PARTICIPATION Forwarded for membership review and comment.


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