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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Health

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Event Date:9/10/2013

Start Time:10:00 AM

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Sports Injuries, Concussions and School Health

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 H1887 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1887) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to include private schools and charter schools in the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program. Public Health. Cory Atkins
2 H1892 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1892) of Ruth B. Balser, Jessica Solodar and Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation to establish a commission to study the public health risks of video games. Public Health. Ruth B. Balser
3 H1905 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1905) of James M. Cantwell relative to emergency epinephrine pens in schools. Public Health. James M. Cantwell
4 H1915 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1915) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera relative to increasing the years of medical coverage provided to autistic children from three to five years of age. Public Health. Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera
5 H1928 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1928) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes. Public Health. Angelo L. D'Emilia
6 H1939 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1939) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine. Public Health. Peter J. Durant
7 H1964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1964) of Sean Garballey and others relative to oral health examinations for public school students. Public Health. Sean Garballey
8 H1982 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1982) of Patricia A. Haddad, Kate Hogan and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish an interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health. Patricia A. Haddad
9 H1983 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1983) of Patricia A. Haddad and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to include physician assistants in the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program. Public Health. Patricia A. Haddad
10 H2024 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2024) of Tracy Watson and others for legislation to prohibit the Department of Public Health from collecting data on students relative to height, weight and body mass indexes. Public Health. James J. Lyons, Jr.
11 H2056 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2056) of Elizabeth A. Poirier, Randy Hunt and Brian R. Mannal for legislation to establish an interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health. Elizabeth A. Poirier
12 H2088 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2088) of Frank I. Smizik, Thomas J. Calter and others requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program. Public Health. Frank I. Smizik
Thomas J. Calter
13 H2098 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2098) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. for legislation to establish a program of community based health and sexuality education services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health. Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.
14 H3455 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Garrett J. Bradley and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to aphasia. Public Health. Garrett J. Bradley
15 S1001 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1001) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to conduct a comprehensive study of oral injuries in school sports. Public Health. Cynthia S. Creem
16 S1002 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1002) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to create a sports injury commission. Public Health. Cynthia S. Creem
17 S1019 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Stephen L. DiNatale for legislation relative to recreational camps for children. Public Health. Jennifer L. Flanagan
18 S1023 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of John Hart, Jr., Harriette L. Chandler, Chris Walsh, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program to include private schools. Public Health. John Hart, Jr.
19 S1027 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1027) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prevent sudden cardiac arrest . Public Health. Brian A. Joyce
20 S1049 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Mark C. Montigny, John J. Lawn, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation requiring automated external defibrillators in schools. Public Health. Mark C. Montigny
21 S1072 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to the statewide head injury program. Public Health. Richard T. Moore
22 S1077 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1077) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to clarify participation in athletic safety programs. Public Health. Richard T. Moore
23 S1088 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1088) of Marc R. Pacheco, Angelo L. D'Emilia and Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes. Public Health. Marc R. Pacheco
24 S1096 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1096) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require coaches of interscholastic sports to complete first aid training courses. Public Health. Richard J. Ross
25 S1832 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Kevin G. Honan and Edward F. Coppinger for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health. Michael F. Rush

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