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A08194 Summary:

BILL NO    A08194 


SPONSOR    Nolan (MS)

COSPNSR    Benedetto, Sweeney, Zebrowski, Rosenthal, Millman, Spano, Rivera P,
           Reilly, Lavine, Jaffee, Cook, Scarborough, Gabryszak

MLTSPNSR   Boyland, Brennan, Englebright, Glick, Hooper, Kolb, Lancman, Markey,

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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