GA SB235 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 22 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-02-13 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 15 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to miscellaneous provisions regarding elementary and secondary education, so as to strongly encourage that youth athletes participating in gridiron football be equipped with and wear a helmet which has at least a four-star rating on the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings scale at the time of its use; to provide for an exception; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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2018-02-13SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2018-01-08SenateSenate Recommitted
2017-03-01SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-28SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-02-23SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-02-22SenateSenate Hopper

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