Representative Jim Wooten (R) from Beebe has filed House Bill 1097 concerning the participation of public schools and private schools in athletic conferences.

The bill is asking for Arkansas Code Title 6, Chapter 18, Subchapter 1, is amended 22 to add an additional section stating that the Arkansas Activities Association shall create two separate athletic conference systems for public schools and 27 private schools and play-off and state tournament systems for public 29 schools and private schools.

A copy of the bill can be seen below: