senate Bill S2958A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires information on concussions and sub-concussive blows to be provided to all parents of children playing tackle football

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 08, 2019 amended on third reading 2958a
Mar 14, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2019 1st report cal.292
Jan 31, 2019 referred to health

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Mar 12, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S2958
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committee
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S2958 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6968
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 7 §2595, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9723
2015-2016: S7624, A5739
2017-2018: S1943, S7244, A5745

S2958 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires information on concussions and sub-concussive blows to be provided to all parents of children playing tackle football.

S2958 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2958 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2958

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, LIU -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring informa-
  tion on concussions to be provided to all parents of children  playing
  tackle football

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

  Section 1. Article 25 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
new title 7 to read as follows:
                                TITLE VII
                              YOUTH SPORTS
SECTION 2595. FOOTBALL PROGRAMS; INFORMATION ON CONCUSSIONS.
  §  2595.  FOOTBALL PROGRAMS; INFORMATION ON CONCUSSIONS. 1. ALL TACKLE
FOOTBALL PROGRAMS IN THE STATE SHALL  PROVIDE  AN  INFORMATIONAL  PACKET
ABOUT  CONCUSSIONS AND SUB-CONCUSSIVE BLOWS, AND THE INJURIES THAT MIGHT
OCCUR AS A RESULT OF RECEIVING SUCH BLOWS, TO THE PARENTS  OR  GUARDIANS
OF  ALL  CHILDREN  PARTICIPATING  IN  SUCH  TACKLE FOOTBALL PROGRAM. THE
INFORMATIONAL PACKET SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT  AND  SHALL  BE
AVAILABLE TO BE DOWNLOADED FREE OF CHARGE FROM THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
  2.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "TACKLE FOOTBALL PROGRAM" SHALL
INCLUDE ANY PRACTICE, GAME OR OTHER ACTIVITY WHICH INVOLVES ENGAGING  IN
TACKLE  FOOTBALL AND WHICH IS ORGANIZED BY A SCHOOL, ADULT, OR PUBLIC OR
PRIVATE LEAGUE OR OTHER ENTITY WHOSE PURPOSE IS  TO  ALLOW  CHILDREN  TO
PARTICIPATE IN CONTACT FOOTBALL.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01533-02-9

Co-Sponsors

S2958A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6968
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 7 §2595, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9723
2015-2016: S7624, A5739
2017-2018: S1943, S7244, A5745

S2958A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires information on concussions and sub-concussive blows to be provided to all parents of children playing tackle football.

S2958A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2958A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2958--A
    Cal. No. 292

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER, GOUNARDES, LIU -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Health
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring informa-
  tion on concussions to be provided to all parents of children  playing
  tackle football

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

  Section 1. Article 25 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
new title 7 to read as follows:
                                TITLE VII
                              YOUTH SPORTS
SECTION 2595. FOOTBALL PROGRAMS; INFORMATION ON CONCUSSIONS.
  §  2595.  FOOTBALL PROGRAMS; INFORMATION ON CONCUSSIONS. 1. ALL TACKLE
FOOTBALL PROGRAMS IN THE STATE SHALL  PROVIDE  AN  INFORMATIONAL  PACKET
ABOUT  CONCUSSIONS AND SUB-CONCUSSIVE BLOWS, AND THE INJURIES THAT MIGHT
OCCUR AS A RESULT OF RECEIVING SUCH BLOWS, TO THE PARENTS  OR  GUARDIANS
OF  ALL  CHILDREN  PARTICIPATING  IN  SUCH  TACKLE FOOTBALL PROGRAM. THE
INFORMATIONAL PACKET SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT  AND  SHALL  BE
AVAILABLE TO BE DOWNLOADED FREE OF CHARGE FROM THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
  2.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "TACKLE FOOTBALL PROGRAM" SHALL
INCLUDE ANY PRACTICE, GAME OR OTHER ACTIVITY WHICH INVOLVES ENGAGING  IN
TACKLE  FOOTBALL AND WHICH IS ORGANIZED BY A SCHOOL, ADULT, OR PUBLIC OR
PRIVATE LEAGUE OR OTHER ENTITY WHOSE PURPOSE IS  TO  ALLOW  CHILDREN  TO
PARTICIPATE IN CONTACT FOOTBALL.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01533-04-9

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