22 states have passed bills or had governors issue executive orders allowing athletes to cash in. 

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Part of the budget plan proposed in Pennsylvania would allow for college athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness.

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Athletic scholarships couldn’t be reduced or revoked because of such compensation.

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On Monday, an NCAA committee recommended that all “Name, Image, Likeness” rules should be the responsibility of individual schools.

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22 states have passed bills or had governors issue executive orders allowing athletes to cash in.