2011 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hixson, Davis, Waldstreicher, Barkley, Cardin, Cullison, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Holmes, Jameson, A. Kelly, Kramer, A. Miller, Mizeur, Morhaim, Niemann, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Summers, V. Turner, Walker, and Howard
Education - Public Schools and Youth Sports Programs - Concussions


Requiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with specified entities, to develop policies and to implement a program to provide awareness to coaches, school personnel, students, and parents or guardians of students on the risk of concussions and head injuries; requiring a county board of education to provide a specified information sheet and a notice to a student and parent or guardian; requiring a student and parent or guardian to sign a specified statement; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means & Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)

Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (132-5)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-2)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 549

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Education, Boards of
Education, State Department of
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Public Schools
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Sports and Recreation
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Youth -see also- Minors

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 7-432 )
Health - General
( 14-501 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 435565/01     Offered on: March 26, 2011   at: 10:33 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 334134/01     Offered on: April 8, 2011   at: 1:59 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations
Ways and Means
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 26, 2011: Third Reading Passed (132-5)
April 7, 2011: Third Reading Passed (137-2)
April 5, 2011: Third Reading Passed (47-0)