California state assembly unanimously passes bill to allow college athletes to profit from endorsements

(CNN)The California State Assembly voted 73-0 in favor of SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, which is a proposed law that would allow college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness. The state Senate overwhelmingly voted 31-5 in favor to pass the bill in May, but since it has been amended since then, it will soon go back for a vote in California’s Senate where it is expected to pass. It will then move to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk. SB 206 was introduced by state Sens. Nancy Skinner and Steven Bradford, and if Newsom signs SB 206 into law, it would go into effect on January 1, 2023. Newsom, Skinner and Bradford …