Heat-related illness; DOE to develop guidelines on policies to inform & educate coaches & athletes. (SB161)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)


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Passed House
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Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Education; heat-related illness; guidelines. Directs the Department of Education, in conjunction with stakeholders, to develop guidelines on policies to inform and educate coaches and student athletes and their parents or guardians of the nature and risk of heat-related illness, how to recognize the signs of heat-related illness, and how to prevent heat-related illness to be distributed to local school divisions by August 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


01/13/2022: passed committee


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101762D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2022Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB161)

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