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CS/CS/SB 1696: Student Athletes

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Education ; Perry ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cruz

Student Athletes; Citing this act as the “Zachary Martin Act”; revising requirements for the availability of automated external defibrillators on school grounds; delaying implementation of a requirement that certain school employees and volunteers complete specified training; requiring that a medical evaluation be performed before a student begins conditioning; applying requirements related to medical evaluations to activities occurring outside the school year, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/4/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 7011 -SJ 402
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Education; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 166
1/22/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/27/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 166
1/27/2020 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 215
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/29/2020 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 223
1/30/2020 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
2/14/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/19/20, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2/19/2020 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Now in Rules
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/26/2020 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
2/27/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/2/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 361
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/20
3/4/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 402
• Substituted CS/HB 7011 -SJ 402
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 7011 -SJ 402