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CS/CS/SB 256: Youth Athletes

GENERAL BILL by Budget ; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Lynn ; Negron ; Benacquisto

Youth Athletes; Requiring an independent sanctioning authority for youth athletic teams and the Florida High School Athletic Association to adopt guidelines, bylaws, and policies relating to the nature and risk of concussion and head injury in youth athletes; requiring informed consent for participation in practice or competition; requiring removal from practice or competition under certain circumstances and written medical clearance to return; requiring the Florida High School Athletic Association to adopt bylaws for the establishment and duties of a sports medicine advisory committee; specifying membership, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/8/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 291 (Ch. 2012-167) -SJ 966
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Health Regulation (HR)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations (BEA)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/16/2011 Senate • Filed
10/4/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 27
10/25/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 11/02/11, 8:30 am, 301 Senate Office Building
11/2/2011 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 111
• Now in Health Regulation -SJ 111
11/22/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 12/07/11, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
12/7/2011 Senate • Favorable by Health Regulation; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 110
12/8/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 110
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations -SJ 108
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 27
1/19/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations, 01/24/12, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/26/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations, 01/31/12, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/31/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
2/2/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 325
2/7/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 329
2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/28/12, 4:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/28/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/29/12, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/29/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 03/01/12, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/1/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 03/02/12, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2012 Senate • CS/CS by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 805
3/5/2012 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
• CS/CS by Budget read 1st time -SJ 805
3/6/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/12
3/8/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 965
• Substituted CS/HB 291 -SJ 966
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 291 (Ch. 2012-167) -SJ 966