Concussion education, awareness, & management; replaces current requirements of Board of Education. (HB1719)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102837D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/05/2013Left in Education