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SB 606: Youth Athletes


Youth Athletes; Requiring that an independent sanctioning authority for youth athletic teams and the Florida High School Athletic Association adopt guidelines, bylaws, and policies relating to the nature and risk of exertional heat stroke and heat-related injury in youth athletes; requiring that a parent or guardian of a youth who participates in an athletic competition or who is a candidate for an athletic team sign and return an informed-consent form before the youth athlete participates in an athletic competition or engages in any practice, tryout, workout, or other physical activity; requiring that any youth athlete who is suspected of suffering from an exertional heat stroke or heat-related injury during a practice or competition be removed from the practice or competition, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/19/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Education Pre-K - 12 -SJ 52
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
1/20/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/25/2012 Senate • Favorable by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
1/26/2012 Senate • Now in Education Pre-K - 12 -SJ 279
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12