senate Bill S185

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a concussion management advisory board to advise the education department on implementation of the best practices related to concussion management

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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S185 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 62 ยงยง3050 - 3057, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S861

S185 - Summary

Creates a concussion management advisory board to advise the education department on implementation of the best practices related to concussion management; including an interscholastic sports head injury awareness program.

S185 - Sponsor Memo

S185 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   185

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 establishing  the  New
  York state head injury awareness and prevention act

  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 article 62  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 62
           NEW YORK STATE HEAD INJURY AWARENESS AND PREVENTION
                                   ACT
SECTION 3050. SHORT TITLE.
        3051. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        3052. CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT ADVISORY BOARD.
        3053. NEW YORK STATE HEAD INJURY AWARENESS PROGRAM.
        3054. DEFINITIONS.
        3055. INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS HEAD INJURY AWARENESS PROGRAM.
        3056. ALL ACTIVITY HEAD INJURY AWARENESS AND OUTREACH PROGRAM.
        3057. TRAINING COURSE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION.
  S  3050.  SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "NEW YORK STATE HEAD INJURY AWARENESS AND PREVENTION ACT".
  S 3051. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.  1. IT IS AND HAS BEEN  THE  LONG-STANDING
POLICY  OF  THE STATE OF NEW YORK THAT THE WELL-BEING OF OUR CHILDREN IS
PARAMOUNT. THE STATE ALSO HAS A PROUD HISTORY OF PROMOTING THE  DEVELOP-
MENT  OF  HEALTHY  MINDS  AND  BODIES  IN OUR CHILDREN BY INVOLVEMENT IN
SPORTS, WHICH STATE POLICY HAS SUPPORTED AT ALL LEVELS OF OUR  EDUCATION
AND  HIGHER  EDUCATION SYSTEMS.   REPORTED MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
(TBIS), COMMONLY KNOWN AS CONCUSSIONS, OCCUR AT  ALL  LEVELS  OF  SPORTS
PLAY.  THE  NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REPORTS THAT BETWEEN THE
YEARS TWO THOUSAND SIX AND TWO THOUSAND  EIGHT  MORE  THAN  TWENTY-THREE

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

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