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HB 1719 Concussion education, awareness, & management; replaces current requirements of Board of Education.

Introduced by: Richard L. Anderson | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Concussion education, awareness, and management. Replaces the current requirements of Board of Education regarding policies on concussion in student-athletes and requires the Board to develop and deliver to each local school division and each local youth sports organization guidelines for developing a concussion education, awareness, and management plan to include (i) annual training for employees and coaches; (ii) information on concussions and consent forms to be sent to the parents of student-athletes and signed by the parents and, in some cases, by the student-athletes; (iii) procedures to be followed based on certain signs and symptoms manifested by student-athletes; and (iv) a return to play protocol.


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