Bill No.: SF0038 Drafter: JWL


LSO No.: 11LSO-0101 Effective Date: 7/1/2011


Enrolled Act No.: SEA0097


Chapter No.:


Prime Sponsor: Senator Landen


Catch Title: School athletics safety.


Subject: Requiring school athletic injury protocols.


Summary/Major Elements:


     This act:


o        Requires the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop a model protocol and to assist school districts in developing protocols for addressing risks associated with concussions and other head injuries from school athletics;


o        Requires school districts to adopt protocols to address risks associated with concussions and other head injuries, to include training of coaches and trainers, restrictions on a student's participation in athletics after suffering a concussion or head injury and provision of related information to students and parents.