Concussions in student-athletes; guidelines for school division policies and procedures. (HB827)

Introduced By

Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Education guidelines for school division policies and procedures on concussions in student-athletes; Return to Learn Protocol. Requires the Board of Education to (i) include in its guidelines for school division policies and procedures on concussions in student-athletes template communication consent forms that school divisions may use to help facilitate the sharing of information between schools, families, and the medical community and (ii) amend the Return to Learn Protocol in such guidelines to encourage an employee in the school division to ensure that the protocol is being followed and includes case management procedures, minimum standards, and practical strategies for teachers to implement in the classroom for the return to academic activities of a student who has suffered a concussion. Amends § 22.1-271.5, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102653D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Education Innovation
01/19/2016Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
01/29/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (HB827)
02/02/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Education