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HB 2578 - Expands List of Medical Professionals Who Can Clear High School Athletes for Play After a Concussion - Kansas Key Vote

Dennis Hedke voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (70-53) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands List of Medical Professionals Who Can Clear High School Athletes for Play After a Concussion

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires school athletes to take time off from sports after a head injury.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits school athletes who have incurred a concussion or other head injury from participating in any sports competition or practice session until the athlete has obtained and submitted to the school written clearance from a health care provider (Sec. 1). 
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Expands List of Medical Professionals Who Can Clear High School Athletes for Play After a Concussion

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