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Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/23/2015 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Health
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 85, Attachments - Int. No. 86
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Int 0085-2014 *Stephen T. Levin  Health and safety of youth football teams.IntroductionThis bill would require the presence of a doctor at youth tackle football games, and the presence of a doctor or athletic trainer at youth tackle football practices, and reporting to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on any injuries or concussions occurring at the game or practice. It would prohibit the participation of an individual under the age of 18 in a tackle football game or practice if they have been administered a concussion test. It would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on the number of concussions and injuries sustained in youth football, along with related data. It would require a permit from the Department of Parks and Recreation before any youth tackle football game or practice could occur on City-owned parkland.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0085-2014 *Stephen T. Levin  Health and safety of youth football teams.IntroductionThis bill would require the presence of a doctor at youth tackle football games, and the presence of a doctor or athletic trainer at youth tackle football practices, and reporting to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on any injuries or concussions occurring at the game or practice. It would prohibit the participation of an individual under the age of 18 in a tackle football game or practice if they have been administered a concussion test. It would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to report on the number of concussions and injuries sustained in youth football, along with related data. It would require a permit from the Department of Parks and Recreation before any youth tackle football game or practice could occur on City-owned parkland.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0086-2014 *Stephen T. Levin  Creation of a youth sports health and safety task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a one-year, seven-member taskforce to study injuries occurring in youth sports in New York City and how these injuries affect educational performance and behavior. It would make recommendations on preventing and alleviating these affects. Four members would be appointed by the Mayor or their appointees and three would be appointed by the Council. It would be required to issue its report no later than one year after its appointment.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0086-2014 *Stephen T. Levin  Creation of a youth sports health and safety task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a one-year, seven-member taskforce to study injuries occurring in youth sports in New York City and how these injuries affect educational performance and behavior. It would make recommendations on preventing and alleviating these affects. Four members would be appointed by the Mayor or their appointees and three would be appointed by the Council. It would be required to issue its report no later than one year after its appointment.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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