CONCUSSION PROTOCOL/COUNTY RECREATION.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 241 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 13, 2019
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL RECREATION PROGRAM TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF ACTIVITY PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING PROVIDING CONCUSSION AWARENESS INFORMATION AND A RESPONSE PROTOCOL FOR CERTAIN ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES.
Intro. by D. Davis, Hise, Krawiec.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 14 2019)

Bill History:

S 241

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 13 2019 - More information

    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. Requires the information and response protocol to be consistent with the State Board of Education's rules for interscholastic athletic activities under GS 115C‑12(23). 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, 2019. 


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