senate Bill S631

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment and implementation of guidelines concerning certain head injuries

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

S631 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง921, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7604

S631 - Summary

Relates to the establishment and implementation of guidelines concerning certain head injuries.

S631 - Sponsor Memo

S631 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   631

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the establishment  and
  implementation of guidelines concerning certain head injuries

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 921 to
read as follows:
  S 921. GUIDELINES FOR CERTAIN ATHLETIC AND RECREATIONAL PARTICIPATION.
1. EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL ESTABLISH AND  IMPLEMENT  GUIDELINES  FOR
THE RETURN TO ATHLETIC COMPETITION, GYM CLASS OR SCHOOL SPONSORED RECRE-
ATIONAL ACTIVITY BY STUDENTS AFTER SUFFERING A CONCUSSION.
  2.  THE  GUIDELINES  PROVIDED  FOR  IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, WRITTEN CLEARANCE FROM A PHYSICIAN
BEFORE THE STUDENT IS ALLOWED TO RETURN TO ATHLETIC COMPETITION, PARTIC-
IPATION IN GYM CLASS OR OTHER SCHOOL SPONSORED RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, any rules  and  regu-
lations  necessary  for  the  timely  implementation  of this act on its
effective date shall be promulgated on or before such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01806-01-1

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