Concussions in student-athletes; guidelines, policies, and procedures. (HB1930)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Concussions in student-athletes; guidelines, policies, and procedures. Requires (i) the Board of Education to collaborate with various stakeholders to annually update its guidelines on policies to inform and educate coaches, student-athletes, and student-athletes' parents or guardians of the nature and risk of concussions, criteria for removal from and return to play, risks of not reporting the injury and continuing to play, and the effects of concussions on student-athletes' academic performance and (ii) each local school division to annually update its policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes. Amends § 22.1-271.5, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/21/2019: passed committee


01/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102703D
01/05/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1930)
01/21/2019Reported from Education with amendments (22-Y 0-N)

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