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CS/HB 291: Youth Athletes

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee ; Renuart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Jones, M. ; Tobia

Youth Athletes; Requires independent sanctioning authority for youth athletic teams & FHSAA to adopt guidelines, bylaws, & policies relating to nature & risk of concussion & head injury in youth athletes; requires informed consent for participation in practice or competition; requires removal from practice or competition under certain circumstances & written medical clearance to return; requires FHSAA to adopt bylaws for establishment & duties of sports medicine advisory committee; specifies membership.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-167
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/6/2011 House • Filed
10/17/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 30
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 30
1/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- K-20 Innovation Subcommittee, 01/24/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
1/24/2012 House • Favorable by K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 282
• Now in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee -HJ 282
1/26/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee, 01/30/12, 2:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/30/2012 House • CS by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 319
1/31/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/1/2012 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 317
• CS by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 312
2/9/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/13/12, 11:30 am, Reed Hall
2/13/2012 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 601
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 601
2/20/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 712
• Amendment(s) adopted (714285) -HJ 713
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 760
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 760
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 840
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Health Regulation; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; Budget -SJ 840
3/8/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12; Health Regulation; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; Budget -SJ 965
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 965
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 256 -SJ 966
• Read 2nd time -SJ 966
• Read 3rd time -SJ 966
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 966
3/8/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1244
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-167