Student-athletes; effects of concussions on academic performance. (HB410)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Student-athletes; concussion policies. Requires each non-interscholastic youth sports program utilizing public school property to (i) establish policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes, based on either the local school division's policies and procedures or the Board's Guidelines for Policies on Concussions in Student-Athletes, or (ii) follow the local school division's policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101490D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2014Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
01/14/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2014Committee substitute printed 14103959D-H1
01/21/2014Read first time
01/22/2014Read second time
01/22/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14103959D-H1
01/22/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB410H1
01/23/2014Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
01/23/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/29/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB410H1)
02/06/2014Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2014Read third time
02/10/2014Reading of amendments waived
02/10/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/10/2014Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 96-N)
02/12/2014VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2014Senate insisted on amendments (37-Y 0-N)
02/14/2014Senate requested conference committee
02/17/2014House acceded to request
02/18/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
02/18/2014Senators: Stuart, Edwards, Barker
02/18/2014Conferees appointed by House
02/18/2014Delegates: Anderson, Bell, R.P., Kory
02/26/2014Passed by for the day
02/26/2014C Amended by conference committee
02/27/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 1-N)
02/27/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB410ER)
03/04/2014Signed by Speaker
03/07/2014Signed by President
04/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 760 (effective 7/1/14)
04/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.