senate Bill S3184

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Updates school concussion management and response protocols and increases concussion data collection and reporting

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee

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Jan 30, 2023 referred to education


S3184 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S8550, A10648
2021-2022: S1074, A2564

S3184 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to updating school concussion management and response protocols; increases concussion data collection and reporting.

S3184 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3184 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 30, 2023
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN-SIGAL, MAY -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  updating  school
   concussion management and response protocols and increasing concussion
   data collection and reporting

   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "concussion
 management and awareness improvement act of 2023".
   § 2. Subdivision 42 of section 305 of the education law, as  added  by
 chapter  496  of  the laws of 2011 and paragraph b as amended by chapter
 617 of the laws of 2022, is amended to read as follows:
   42. a. The commissioner,  in  conjunction  with  the  commissioner  of
 health,  shall  promulgate and review as necessary rules and regulations
 relating to pupils  who  suffer  mild  traumatic  brain  injuries,  also
 referred  to  as a "concussion," while receiving instruction or engaging
 in any school sponsored [or], SCHOOL related activity,  OR  COMPETITIVE,
 rules and regulations, the commissioner  shall  consider  comments  from
 stakeholders  and  other interested parties including but not limited to
 parents, teachers,  students,  school  administrators,  school  athletic
 trainers,  sport  coaches,  medical and health professionals, the public
 schools athletic league (PSAL), the New York state  public  high  school
 athletic  association  (NYSPHSAA), and other athletic associations. Such
 regulations shall include, but not be limited to:
   (i) requiring a course of  instruction  relating  to  recognizing  the
 symptoms  of  mild  traumatic  brain injuries and monitoring and seeking
 proper medical treatment for pupils  who  suffer  mild  traumatic  brain
 injuries.  Such  course of instruction shall be required to be completed
 on a biennial basis by all school coaches, physical education  teachers,
 nurses  [and],  athletic  trainers, MEDICAL DIRECTORS, PHYSICIANS, NURSE
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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