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AB 1348

Title: Youth athletics: chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Author: Kevin Michael McCarty

Summary
AB 1348, as amended, McCarty. Youth athletics: chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Under the California Youth Football Act, a youth sports organization, as defined, that conducts a tackle football program must comply with certain requirements, including, among other things, having a licensed medical professional, which may include a state-licensed emergency medical technician, paramedic, or higher-level licensed medical professional, present during games.This bill would require the Surgeon General to convene a Commission on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Youth Football to investigate issues related to the risks of brain injury associated with participation in youth football, and to provide recommendations to the Governor and Legislature on strategies to reduce this risk, including the minimum appropriate age for participation in youth tackle football. The bill would require the Surgeon General to publish a report on their internet website on or before July 1, 2023, with the findings of the commission.

Status
Introduced. To print. 02/19/2021
From printer. May be heard in committee March 22. 02/20/2021
Read first time. 02/22/2021
Referred to Com. on A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. 03/11/2021
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. Read second time and amended. 03/11/2021
Re-referred to Com. on A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. 03/15/2021
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. Read second time and amended. 04/21/2021
Re-referred to Com. on A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. 04/22/2021
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (April 26). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 04/27/2021
In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file. 05/12/2021
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (May 20). 05/20/2021
Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 05/24/2021
Ordered to inactive file at the request of Assembly Member McCarty. 06/02/2021
Notice of intention to remove from inactive file given by Assembly Member McCarty. 01/06/2022

Bill Documents
AB 1348 - Amended+Assembly
04/21/2021 - AB 1348 (Amended+Assembly)


AB 1348 - Amended+Assembly
03/11/2021 - AB 1348 (Amended+Assembly)