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Virginia Board of Education Guidelines for Policies on Concussions in Student-Athletes (Adopted January 22, 2015)


Pursuant to Senate Bill 652, (2010), and House Bills 410 and 1096, and Senate Bill 172 (2014), the Code of Virginia was amended to include § 22.1-271.5 and § 22.1-271.6 directing the Board of Education to develop and distribute to school divisions by July 1, 2015, guidelines for policies dealing with concussions in student-athletes, and requiring each school division to develop policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes.

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