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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S185
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S185 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 62 §§3050 - 3057, Ed L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
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
BILL NUMBER:S185 REVISED 12/07/12 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the New York state head injury awareness and prevention act PURPOSE: Proper evaluation and management of concussions, through early intervention and response, will lessen the effects of this potential life threatening injury. Having properly trained individuals evaluate concussions is essential. It is equally important to educate parents and guardians, students, coaches and administrators on the early and accurate recognition of the signs and symptoms of concussions and the potential harmful effects of head injuries not just on the physical well-being of an athlete or student, but on his or her academic performance. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The education law is amended adding a new Article 62 establishing the New York State Head Injury Awareness and Prevention Program. Section 3052 establishes an advisory board composed of experts in the area of concussion diagnosis, treatment and management, who will serve as advisors to the department and school districts.
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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