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H.RES.72: Supporting the goals and ideals of the Secondary School Student Athletes' Bill of Rights.

About this Bill

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Sponsor Jim Gerlach, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 63 (39 Democrats, 24 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 15, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Expresses support for: (1) the principles and values set forth in the Secondary School Student Athletes' Bill of Rights; and (2) secondary schools that have successfully implemented programs, policies, and practices to emphasize and encourage student athlete safety and well-being.

Recognizes the importance of proper safety measures, timely medical assessments, and appropriate environmental conditions, and the role that teachers, parents, coaches, and athletic health care team members play, in ensuring the well-being of secondary school student athletes.

Encourages secondary schools to continue to take all available and reasonable efforts to ensure student athlete safety.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce