Minnesota Govenor Dayton signed a new bill into law on June 8, 2011 that requires any municipality, business, school district or nonprofit organization that organizes a youth athletic activity and charges a fee to follow the statutes requirements, including implementing concussion training and education to improve player safety and establish safe return-to-play for athletes who sustain a concussion. Minnesota now joins 20 states with similar laws taking effect.
The law mandates the following:
More information can also be found on the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) website.
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