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University Interscholastic League (UIL)

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    • Last Review Date: 2014-2015 Review Cycle - 84th Legislative Session

    Sunset Review Documents for 2014-2015 Review Cycle, 84th Legislative Session

    Final Results from Last Sunset Report

    The following material lists management actions recommended by the Sunset Commission for implementation by UIL that do not require statutory changes. These management actions address UIL’s rules, budget process, and hearings procedures, and will help make the organization’s operations more understandable and improve its accountability to member schools, participants, and the public. For additional information see the University Interscholastic League Staff Report with Final Results.

    UIL Constitution and Contest Rules

    • Directs UIL to rewrite and reorganize its Constitution and Contest Rules. (management action – nonstatutory)
    • Directs the full Legislative Council to approve UIL’s annual budget recommendations. (management action – nonstatutory)
    • Directs UIL to improve how it tracks and reports all contest revenues and expenses. (management action – nonstatutory)

    Hearings Procedures

    • Directs UIL to establish detailed procedural rules for its enforcement hearings. (management action – nonstatutory)
    • Directs UIL to create penalty guidelines and a precedents manual for its enforcement and eligibility determination processes. (management action – nonstatutory)

    Health and Safety

    • Directs UIL to modify the makeup of its Medical Advisory Committee to include 11 voting and three non-voting members, and requires the committee to develop an information sheet about the dangers of human growth hormone and synthetic drugs. (management action – nonstatutory)
    • Directs UIL to establish a collaborative relationship with the UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Texas Institute for Brain Injury and Repair. (management action – nonstatutory)