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A08194 Summary:

COSPNSRBenedetto, Sweeney, Zebrowski, Rosenthal, Millman, Spano, Rivera P, Reilly, Lavine, Jaffee, Cook, Scarborough, Gabryszak
MLTSPNSRBoyland, Brennan, Englebright, Glick, Hooper, Kolb, Lancman, Markey, Weisenberg
Amd S305, Ed L; amd S206, Pub Health L
Enacts the "concussion management and awareness act"; directs the commissioners of education and health to adopt and implement rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students with mild traumatic brain injuries; requires school personnel to receive training in mild traumatic brain injuries; such rules and regulations shall apply to school districts and boards of cooperative educational services; requires provisions of information pamphlet on mild traumatic brain injuries to parents of pupils participating in interscholastic sports or who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury; requires written consent of and acknowledgment of receipt of such pamphlet by parents prior to participation in interscholastic sports; provides for the establishment of concussion management teams to implement such provisions.
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