Bill Summaries: S626 (2021)

  • Summary date: Apr 7 2021 - View summary

    Includes whereas clauses.

    Amends GS 160A-353 to give counties and cities the authority to require precautions to ensure the safety and well‑being of county and municipal recreation program participants, including concussion awareness information and a response protocol in case of a suspected concussion. Each county and municipal recreation program with a sports program must adopt a plan to provide participants with concussion awareness information and implement concussion response protocols. Provides immunity from civil damages to any program director, employee, or volunteer of a county or municipal recreation program for any act authorized above or for any related omission unless that act or omission amounts to gross negligence, wanton conduct, or intentional wrongdoing. Makes additional technical changes. Effective October 1, 2021.