TSSAA Legislative Council Agenda – March 2019


LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
March 13, 2019
Murfreesboro, TN

  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Minutes of Last Meeting
  3. Old Business
    1. Proposal to Remove Article II, Section 21 (Independent-Game Participation)of the TSSAA/TMSAA Byalws:
      This proposal to remove Article II, Section 21 (Independent Game Participation) from the bylaws was tabled at the December Meeting.
    2. Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association Items
      Proposals are for the following TMSAA Items:

      1. Rules Meetings for Coaches
      2. Substitutes Leaving Bench Area During an Incident or Fans Coming onto the Field or Floor
      3. Coaches Ejected for Unsportsmanlike Conduct
      4. Playing of Ineligible Student-Athletes
      5. Basketball Sports Calendar
      6. Off-Season Practice
    3. Proposed Addition to Article IV, Section 8 (Sports Calendar) of the TSSAA/TMSAA Bylaws:
      This proposal is a recommendation from TSSAA and the Tennessee Football Coaches Association regarding Football Spring Practice Regulations.

      1. Twelve (12) days of practice are permitted during a 15 consecutive school day period. The first two (2) days of practice must be helmets only.
      2. Full contact in practice shall not be permitted on three (3) consecutive days.
      3. Full contact in practice shall not last more than 45 minutes per day per group.
      4. Full contact in practice shall be limited to not more than 135 minutes per week per group.
      5. One scrimmage is permitted.
      6. The one scrimmage must be counted as one of the twelve practice days.
  4. New Business
    1. Proposed Addition to Article IV, Section 8 (Sports Calendar) of the TSSAA Byalws:
      This proposal is regarding the summer Football Sports Calendar.
      There can only be 10 days of team-against-team competition.  Two days may occur after the conclusion of the school year until the Dead Period in Tennessee only.  All remaining days of team-against-team competition which must occur after the conclusion of the Dead Period.  Pads may not be worn during school-against-school competition.
  5. Litigation Report