Concussions; Board of Education to develop guidelines dealing with in student-athletes. (SB652)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; policies in concussions.  Requires the Board of Education to develop and distribute to local school divisions guidelines for policies dealing with concussions in student-athletes and requires each local school division to develop policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103539D
01/20/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2010Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/04/2010Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/11/2010Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Committee substitute printed 10105146D-S1
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105146D-S1
02/15/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB652S1
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Education
02/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB652S1)
02/23/2010Assigned Education sub: #2 Students and Daycare
02/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 4-N)
03/08/2010Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Committee substitute printed 10105892D-H1
03/09/2010Read second time
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105892D-H1
03/09/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB652H1
03/09/2010Passed House with substitute (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB652H1)
03/10/2010House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Title replaced 10105892D-H1
03/22/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB652ER)
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB652ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 483 (effective - see bill)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 30 seconds.