the state House on Tuesday night passed the Safety in Youth Sports Act aimed at trying to prevent serious brain trauma and better monitor concussions in Pennsylvania athletes in middle and high schools.
Following nearly a half-hour of debate on such points as civil liability and the act's language defining "a licensed or certified health-care practitioner," state representatives approved the measure by a 169-29 vote.
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Wednesday, September 29, 2010
House OKs concussion measure for young athletes