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Alabama Concussion Law Signed
July 13, 2011

alabama map Last month, with the signature of Governor Robert Bentley, Alabama joined several other states by passing a law to prevent brain injuries in young athletes. The new law requires parents and coaches to learn about the dangers of concussions and prevents young athletes who might have a concussion from playing sports until they have been cleared by doctors.

Specifically, the law requires that:

football For more information about concussions, see:

  1. House Bill 108
  2. Knowledge about Concussions - Neuroscience for Kids
  3. Multiple Concussions - Neuroscience for Kids
  4. Survey Tackles Football Concussions - Neuroscience for Kids

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