Student-athletes; Board of Education shall amend its guidelines for policies on concussions. (HB1096)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Education; amend guidelines for school division policies and procedures on concussions in student-athletes. Requires the Board of Education to amend its guidelines for school division policies and procedures on concussions in student-athletes to include a "Return to Learn Protocol" with requirements that school personnel (i) be alert to cognitive and academic issues that may be experienced by a student-athlete who has suffered a concussion or other head injury and (ii) accommodate the gradual return to full participation in academic activities by a student-athelete who has suffered a concussion or other head injury. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103398D
01/09/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2014Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
01/28/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2014Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Read second time
01/31/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB1096E
01/31/2014Printed as engrossed 14103398D-E
02/03/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1096ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 349 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0349)