Student-athletes; sudden cardiac arrest prevention. (SB463)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun), Sen. Jen Kiggans (D-Virginia Beach), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond), and Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Sudden cardiac arrest prevention in student-athletes. Directs the Board of Education to develop, biennially update, and distribute to each local school division guidelines on policies to inform and educate coaches, student-athletes, and student-athletes' parents or guardians about the nature and risk of sudden cardiac arrest, procedures for removal from and return to play, and the risks of not reporting symptoms. The bill also requires local school divisions to develop and biennially update policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of symptoms that may lead to sudden cardiac arrest in student-athletes. Read the Bill »

Status

02/12/2020: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102345D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB463)
01/30/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/03/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB463E
02/03/2020Printed as engrossed 20102345D-E
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB463E)
02/12/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12

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