Bill No.: SF0038 Drafter: JWL

 

LSO No.: 11LSO-0101 Effective Date: 7/1/2011

 

Enrolled Act No.: SEA0097

 

Chapter No.:

 

Prime Sponsor: Senator Landen

 

Catch Title: School athletics safety.

 

Subject: Requiring school athletic injury protocols.

 

Summary/Major Elements:

 

     This act:

 

o        Requires the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop a model protocol and to assist school districts in developing protocols for addressing risks associated with concussions and other head injuries from school athletics;

 

o        Requires school districts to adopt protocols to address risks associated with concussions and other head injuries, to include training of coaches and trainers, restrictions on a student's participation in athletics after suffering a concussion or head injury and provision of related information to students and parents.