Concussions in student-athletes; Board of Education guidelines on policies. (HB1782)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from 14 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth), Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Policies on concussion in student-athletes. Requires local school divisions to provide to organizations sponsoring athletic activity for student-athletes on school property the Board of Education's guidelines on policies to inform and educate coaches, student-athletes, and their parents or guardians of the nature and risk of concussions, criteria for removal from and return to play, and risks of not reporting the injury and continuing to play. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Committee
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101203D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
02/05/2013Left in Education