Bill Summary for S 458 (2019-2020)

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May 2 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 458 (Public) Filed Monday, April 1, 2019
AN ACT DESIGNATING POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY IN NORTH CAROLINA; ADDRESSING PARENTAL CONSENT AND THE DISPOSITION OF FETAL REMAINS; AND AUTHORIZING ENGAGEMENT WITH THIRD-PARTY TOXICOLOGY LABORATORIES TO GUIDE RESOURCES.
Intro. by Brown, J. Jackson, Burgin.

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Senate amendment #1 adds the following to the 1st edition.

Establishes the seven-member Joint Legislative Task Force on Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Student Athletes (Task Force) to study (1) sudden cardiac arrest or the frequency of other heart conditions in student athletes, (2) other jurisdictions' mitigating strategies that have been implemented, (3) the cost of requiring testing of heart conditions, and (4) any other relevant issues. Provides for the Task Force's membership, meetings, powers and authorities, member expenses, and staff. Prohibits a Task Force consultant from being a State employee or a person under contract with the State to provide services. Deems expenses of the Task Force to be expenses for the joint operation of the General Assembly. Directs the Task Force to begin meeting no later than October 1, 2019, and submit a final report to the General Assembly by April 1, 2020, as specified. Terminates the Task Force upon the filing of its final report or April 1, 2020, whichever is first. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.

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