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2017 Senate Bill 352: Require high school coach concussion training “refreshers”

Public Act 137 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. John Proos (R) on May 2, 2017 To require high school coaches to get a refresher course every three years on the “concussion awareness training program” required by a 2012 law. State health officials would have to periodically review and update the training program the law required them to create. Also, to clarify that the high school "youth athletes" for whom that law requires parental waivers do not include 17 year olds in college.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on May 2, 2017
Reported in the Senate on June 7, 2017 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 14, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To require high school coaches to get a refresher course every three years on the “concussion awareness training program” required by a 2012 law. State health officials would have to periodically review and update the training program the law required them to create. Also, to clarify that the high school "youth athletes" for whom that law requires parental waivers do not include 17 year olds in college.
Received in the House on June 15, 2017
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on June 15, 2017
Reported in the Senate on September 13, 2017 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 104 to 4 in the House on October 5, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To require high school coaches to get a refresher course every three years on the “concussion awareness training program” required by a 2012 law. State health officials would have to periodically review and update the training program the law required them to create. Also, to clarify that the high school "youth athletes" for whom that law requires parental waivers do not include 17 year olds in college.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 26, 2017
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 26, 2017

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