April 14, 2022, Introduced by Reps. Wendzel, Morse, Weiss and Rabhi and referred to the Committee on Education.

A bill to amend 2000 PA 258, entitled

"Career and technical preparation act,"

by amending section 5 (MCL 388.1905).

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 5. (1) An Except as otherwise provided in this section, an eligible student enrolled in a career and technical preparation program under this act shall not participate in intercollegiate athletics while he or she is enrolled in the career and technical preparation program under this act. An eligible student who violates this section forfeits his or her eligibility under this act.

(2) This section does not apply to an eligible student to whom all of the following apply:

(a) The eligible student is enrolled in an early middle college program.

(b) The eligible student is in his or her fifth year of high school in the early middle college program described in subdivision (a).

(c) The eligible student is not eligible to participate in interscholastic athletic activities in the high school, but not because of academic ineligibility.

(3) As used in this section, "early middle college program" means a 5-year high school program.