SB665: Middle school student-athletes, public; pre-participation physical examination.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-271.7, relating to public middle school athletics; pre-participation physical examination.
[S 665]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-271.7 as follows:

§ 22.1-271.7. Public middle school student-athletes; pre-participation physical examination.

No public middle school student shall be a participant on or try out for any school athletic team or squad with a predetermined roster, regular practices, and scheduled competitions with other middle schools unless such student has submitted to the school principal a signed report from a licensed physician, a licensed nurse practitioner practicing in accordance with his practice agreement, or a licensed physician assistant acting under the supervision of a licensed physician attesting that such student has been examined, within the preceding 12 months, and found to be physically fit for athletic competition.


SENATE BILL NO. 665
Senate Amendments in [ ] -- February 1, 2016
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-271.7, relating to middle school athletics; pre-participation physical examination.
Patrons Prior to Engrossment--Senators Marsden and Favola

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-271.7 as follows:

§ 22.1-271.7. Middle school student-athletes; pre-participation physical examination.

No middle school student shall be a participant on or try out for any school athletic team or squad  [ with a predetermined roster, regular practices, and scheduled competitions with other middle schools  ] unless such student has submitted to the school principal a signed report from a licensed physician, a licensed nurse practitioner practicing in accordance with his practice agreement, or a licensed physician assistant acting under the supervision of a licensed physician attesting that such student has been examined and found to be physically fit for athletic competition.

SENATE BILL NO. 665

Offered January 19, 2016
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-271.7, relating to middle school athletics; pre-participation physical examination.
Patron-- Marsden

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-271.7 as follows:

§ 22.1-271.7. Middle school student-athletes; pre-participation physical examination.

No middle school student shall be a participant on or try out for any school athletic team or squad unless such student has submitted to the school principal a signed report from a licensed physician, a licensed nurse practitioner practicing in accordance with his practice agreement, or a licensed physician assistant acting under the supervision of a licensed physician attesting that such student has been examined and found to be physically fit for athletic competition.