EARLY MIDDLE COLLEGE PROGRAM; SPORTS                                       H.B. 6039 & 6040:

                                                                                 SUMMARY OF DISCHARGED BILL











House Bill 6039 (as discharged)

House Bill 6040 (as discharged)

Sponsor:  Representative Pauline Wendzel (H.B. 6039)

               Representative Christine Morse (H.B. 6040)

House Committee:  Education

Senate Committee:  Education and Career Readiness (discharged)




House Bill 6039 and House Bill 6040 would amend the Career and Technical Preparation Act and the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, respectively, to allow an eligible student enrolled in a career and technical preparation program or in a postsecondary institution, as applicable, to participate in intercollegiate athletics if the student met the following requirements:


 --    The eligible student was enrolled in an early middle college program.

 --    The eligible student was in his or her fifth year of high school in an early middle college program.

 --    The eligible student was not eligible to participate in interscholastic athletic activities in the high school, but not because of ineligibility.


"Early middle college program" would mean a five-year high school program.


MCL 388.1905 (H.B. 6039)                                             Legislative Analyst:  Eleni Lionas

       388.515 (H.B. 6040)




The bills would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.


Date Completed:  11-29-22                                           Fiscal Analyst:  Cory Savino, PhD





This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.