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College Athletes In Pennsylvania Could Receive Compensation With New Proposal In Harrisburg

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) -- College athletes in Pennsylvania may be on the way to be able to receive compensation for their name, image and likeness.

Pennlive.com reports that the proposal is a provision that is tied to the ongoing budget negotiations.

Six other states have similar rules going into effect next month.

The proposal from the House Republican Appropriations Committee says their scholarships cannot be reduced or revoked if they do receive compensation.

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