Enrolled Senate Bill (S) 5
Co-Authors: Sen. Greg Taylor, Sen. Lonnie Randolph, Sen. Ed Charbonneau, Sen. Frank Mrvan, Sen. Dennis Kruse
Sponsors: Rep. Lloyd Arnold
Student athlete concussions. 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.