Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5113
Session Year 2014


AN ACT CONCERNING YOUTH ATHLETICS AND CONCUSSIONS.

To reduce the number of concussions in children by: (1) Requiring the State Board of Education to develop or approve a concussion education plan, (2) requiring the operators of youth athletic activities to provide information on concussions to youth athletes and their parents and guardians, (3) requiring youth athletes suspected of sustaining a concussion to provide written clearance from a medical professional prior to returning to the athletic activity, (4) limiting full contact practices to ninety minutes per week, and (5) requiring local and regional boards of education to compile and report all instances of concussions suffered by children in school.


Public Hearing Testimony

  Education Committee 

  Committee on Children