Student athlete concussions.

Authors: Senator Travis Holdman, Senator Ron Alting, Senator Mark Stoops

Co-authors: Senator Greg Taylor, Senator Lonnie Randolph, Senator Ed Charbonneau, Senator Frank Mrvan, Senator Dennis Kruse

Sponsors: Representative Lloyd Arnold

Co-Sponsors: Representative Shelli VanDenburgh, Representative Kreg Battles, Representative Wendy McNamara

Advisors: Senator Ron Alting, Senator Frank Mrvan

Digest

Provides that a high school student athlete who has been removed from play because of a suspected concussion or head injury may not return to play until at least 24 hours have passed since the incident. Beginning July 1, 2014, requires football coaches and assistant football coaches who are coaching individuals less than 20 years of age to complete a course concerning player safety and concussions at least once during a two year period. Provides civil immunity for football coaches in certain circumstances.