Amendment #1 to H.1982

An Act clarifying participation in athletic safety programs

The committee on Health Care Financing recommend that the bill be amended Subsection (a) of section 222 of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is amended by inserting after the second sentence the following sentence:-

Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, coaches, athletic directors and parents or legal guardians of a child who participates in an extracurricular athletic activity shall be required to take such program every 2 years; provided however if the department has made changes to the program since the prior year, coaches, athletic directors and parents or legal guardians must participate in the updated program.