Student-athletes; policies and procedures regarding identification, etc., of suspected concussions. (SB1252)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Policies on concussions in student athletes. Requires each non-interscholastic youth sports program utilizing public school property or some other public playground, athletic field, or facility to establish policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes. The bill adds definitions for "student-athlete" and "non-interscholastic youth sports program." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2013Presented and ordered printed
01/09/2013Presented and ordered printed 13102859D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Care
01/31/2013Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Committee substitute printed 13104734D-S1
02/01/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2013Committee substitute agreed to SB13104734D-S1
02/04/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1252S1
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Education
02/08/2013Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
02/14/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 2-N)
02/18/2013Reported from Education with amendments (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Motion to refer to Appropriations committee rejected (46-Y 48-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (46-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Passed by for the day
02/21/2013Passed by until the end of the calendar
02/21/2013Read third time
02/21/2013Motion to refer to committee agreed to (53-Y 40-N 1-A)
02/21/2013VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (53-Y 40-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/23/2013Left in Courts of Justice


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 16 minutes.