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Education - Participants in Youth Sports Programs - Concussions - Penalties for Coaches

Sponsored by:

Delegate Chang


In the House - Hearing 1/28 at 2:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the State Board of Education to establish specified penalties for a violation of specified provisions of law relating to concussions and head injuries; requiring a local board of education to suspend a coach who violates specified provisions of law relating to the removal from play of a student who is suspected of sustaining a concussion or other head injury in a practice or game and the return to play of the student; providing the opportunity for a coach to appeal the decision of the county board to the State Board; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Chang
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, State Department of
Health -see also- Mental Health
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Sports and Recreation
Statutes:Article - Education
Article - Health - General

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October 24, 2017 4:56 P.M.