|Public Act 096-0723
||LRB096 08960 AJO 19098 b
AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Interscholastic Association Defamation Act.
As used in this Act, "association"
means the Illinois High School Association.
Any association which has as its
promoting, sponsoring, regulating, or in any manner
providing for interscholastic athletics or any form of athletic
competition among schools and students within this State is not
liable for defamation, except for actual malice.
This Act applies only to causes
of actions accruing on or after its effective date.
This Act takes effect October