Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

Co-Authored by

DIGEST

Football and head injuries. Requires each individual responsible for equipment fitting and heat emergency preparedness for interscholastic or intramural football or any other organized football league or group for individuals who are less than 20 years of age to complete a certified education course that: (1) is sport specific; (2) contains certain player safety content; (3) requires the individual to complete a test; and (4) awards a certificate upon successful completion. (Current law requires coaches and assistant coaches who coach football to individuals less than 20 years of age to complete the certified education course.) Requires coaches and assistant coaches Football and head injuries. Requires each individual responsible for equipment fitting and heat emergency preparedness for interscholastic or intramural football or any other organized football league or group for individuals who are less than 20 years of age to complete a certified education course that: (1) is sport specific; (2) contains certain player safety content; (3) requires the individual to complete a test; and (4) awards a certificate upon successful completion. (Current law requires coaches and assistant coaches who coach football to individuals less than 20 years of age to complete the certified education course.) Requires coaches and assistant coaches who coach football to individuals less than 20 years of age to complete a certified coaching education course that: (1) is sport specific; (2) contains information on concussion awareness; and (3) awards a certificate upon successful completion. Provides certain civil immunities for the individuals, coaches, and assistant coaches. (Current law provides certain civil immunities for coaches and assistant coaches.) ... View more