Bill Text: IN SB0372 | 2013 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Youth athletic health issues.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Passed) 2013-05-13 - Public Law 249 [SB0372 Detail]

Download: Indiana-2013-SB0372-Enrolled.html

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)

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     AN ACT concerning health.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (13)SE0372.1.1. -->
    SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" refers to the coaching education issues study committee established under subsection (b).
    (b) The legislative council shall, under IC 2-5-1.1-5(a)(2), establish an interim study committee to be known as the coaching education issues study committee. The committee shall do the following:
        (1) Study the feasibility of requiring all athletic activities, in addition to football, to meet coaching education standards concerning athlete concussions.
        (2) Study issues relating to the sudden cardiac arrest
of student athletes, including:
            (A) the necessity to educate coaches, parents, and school employees of the symptoms or signs that a student athlete may require medical attention;
            (B) the responsibilities of coaching staff to prevent a student athlete from participating in a practice or sporting event if the student athlete is suspected of experiencing a symptom of sudden cardiac arrest; and
            (C) the necessity of legislation to minimize the risk to student athletes of sudden cardiac arrest.
        (3) Study any additional topics the legislative council

considers necessary.
    (c) The committee shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by the legislative council. The committee shall submit a final report to the legislative council and the governor. The report submitted to the legislative council must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
    (d) This SECTION expires December 31, 2013.

SOURCE: ; (13)SE0372.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.

SEA 372 _ Concur


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