Wed., March 27, 2013 9:01am
The Georgia Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would require young athletes to be pulled from games and medically examined if they suffer a suspected concussion.
Fri., March 1, 2013 5:41pm
Newly approved legislation would require that young athletes in Georgia who show the symptoms of a concussion be pulled from games and reviewed by medical professionals. House lawmakers voted 161-7 on Friday to adopt a bill requiring the changes. It now heads to the state Senate.
Thu., February 9, 2012 7:29am
Members of a state House committee want lawmakers to revise a bill aimed at protecting student athletes who suffer concussions. The goal of Georgia's Return to Play Act is getting injured players off the field fast and making sure they're well enough to get back in the game.
Tue., August 17, 2010 3:22pm
The organization overseeing Georgia high school sports is more sharply defining its policies on head injuries for athletes. One change will allow football referees more leeway in making the call to pull a player from a game.