2018 Illinois Compiled Statutes
745 ILCS 54/ - Interscholastic Association Defamation Act.

(745 ILCS 54/1)
Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Interscholastic Association Defamation Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-723, eff. 10-1-09.)

(745 ILCS 54/5)
Sec. 5. Definition. As used in this Act, "association" means the Illinois High School Association.
(Source: P.A. 96-723, eff. 10-1-09.)

(745 ILCS 54/10)
Sec. 10. Defamation. Any association which has as its purpose 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.
(Source: P.A. 96-723, eff. 10-1-09.)

(745 ILCS 54/98)
Sec. 98. Applicability. This Act applies only to causes of actions accruing on or after its effective date.
(Source: P.A. 96-723, eff. 10-1-09.)

(745 ILCS 54/99)
Sec. 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect October 1, 2009.
(Source: P.A. 96-723, eff. 10-1-09.)

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