Gov. Christie pocket vetoes 'Super Team' bill, HS sports co-op rules remain as is

On Monday, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association received a big win courtesy of Gov. Chris Christie on his final day in office.

Christie took no action, a “pocket veto,” on the proposed controversial legislation that would give public school districts in New Jersey the ability to merge any varsity sports team, without oversight or review from the NJSIAA, regardless of sport or enrollment size.

The bill has been placed on the Governor’s “action not taken” list and, assuming Christie does not change his mind and sign the bill before Tuesday at noon, the legislation would have to be completely reintroduced …read more

Source: Mercer

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