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H*3061 (Rat #0065, Act #0033 of 2013) General Bill, By McCoy, M.S. McLeod, Stavrinakis and Sellers
Summary: Student athletes
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TO POST ON ITS WEBSITE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES CONCERNING THE MANAGEMENT OF CONCUSSIONS SUSTAINED BY STUDENT ATHLETES, TO REQUIRE EACH LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DEVELOP ITS OWN GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES BASED ON THE MODEL GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES, TO REQUIRE AN INFORMATION SHEET ON CONCUSSIONS AND BRAIN INJURY BE PROVIDED TO CERTAIN PERSONS EACH YEAR WHO PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS, TO REQUIRE THE REMOVAL FROM PLAY AND EVALUATION OF A STUDENT ATHLETE BELIEVED TO HAVE SUSTAINED A CONCUSSION DURING PLAY, TO ALLOW FOR THE EVALUATION TO BE UNDERTAKEN BY CERTAIN TRAINED PERSONS, TO PROVIDE LIMITED LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN TRAINED PERSONS WHO EVALUATE STUDENT ATHLETES, TO PROVIDE A STUDENT ATHLETE REMOVED FROM PLAY AND EVALUATED MAY NOT RETURN TO PLAY UNTIL HE HAS RECEIVED WRITTEN MEDICAL CLEARANCE BY A PHYSICIAN, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS. - ratified title
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12/11/12House Prefiled
12/11/12House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/08/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 71)
01/08/13House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 71)
01/10/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.S.McLeod
01/22/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Stavrinakis
01/23/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Sellers
03/11/13House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 1)
03/12/13 Scrivener's error corrected
03/20/13House Amended (House Journal-page 92)
03/20/13House Read second time (House Journal-page 92)
03/20/13House Roll call Yeas-111 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 94)
03/21/13House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 24)
03/21/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/21/13Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 11)
05/13/13Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education
05/23/13Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 27)
05/23/13Senate Roll call Ayes-36 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 27)
05/28/13Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 12)
05/29/13House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 40)
05/29/13House Roll call Yeas-109 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 40)
06/04/13 Ratified R 65
06/07/13 Signed By Governor
06/14/13 Effective date 06/07/13
06/14/13 Act No. 33



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