October 18th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The Division I Council declined to reconsider a proposal it defeated in April that would have added an additional countable assistant coach in baseball and softball. The Southeastern Conference, which sponsored the original proposal, asked for a reconsideration at the October meeting. Generally, rules require reconsiderations to occur within the same meeting a proposal is adopted. However, procedural issues with the Council’s April vote led to the request to reconsider in October. The request originally came to the Council’s leadership group, which decided the entire Council should have the opportunity to weigh in. Because the proposal was defeated, the matter cannot be legislated for two years, per the Division I legislative process that prohibits defeated legislation from being brought forward again for two years. –Read More

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