Youth Concussion Law - ACT 314

ACT 314 (SB 189) of the 2011 Regular Legislative Session was signed by Governor Jindal and became effective on June 28, 2011.

§1299.181. Legislative intent (click HERE)

§1299.182. Definitions

(1) "Health care provider" means a physician as defined in R.S. 37:1262(2), a licensed nurse practitioner, licensed physician assistant, or a licensed psychologist, which person has received training in neuropsychology or concussion evaluation and management. 

(2) "Public recreation facility" means a recreation facility owned or leased by the state of Louisiana or a political subdivision thereof. 

(3) "Youth athletic activity" means an organized athletic activity where the majority of the participants are seven years of age or older and under nineteen years of age, and are engaging in an organized athletic game or competition against another team, club, or entity or in practice or preparation for an organized game or competition against another team, club, or entity.  "Youth athletic activity" shall not include college or university activities or an activity which is entered into for instructional purposes only, an athletic activity that is incidental to a nonathletic program, or a lesson. 


§1299.183. Louisiana youth athlete concussion education requirements     (click HERE)

§1299.184. Removal from and return to play (click HERE)

§1299.185. Concussion information (click HERE)







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