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Public Act 099-0831





Public Act 099-0831
HB4365 EnrolledLRB099 15741 NHT 40040 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act
is amended by adding Section 1.20 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 25/1.20 new)
    Sec. 1.20. Concussion reporting.
    (a) Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, an
association or other entity that has, as one of its purposes,
promoting, sponsoring, regulating, or in any manner providing
for interscholastic athletics or any form of athletic
competition among high schools and high school students within
this State shall require all member schools that have certified
athletic trainers to complete a monthly report on
student-athletes at the member school who have sustained a
concussion during a school-sponsored activity overseen by the
athletic trainer or when the athletic director is made aware of
a concussion sustained by a student during a school-sponsored
event. All reporting must be anonymous as it relates to student
    (b) Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, the
association or entity to which this Section applies shall
compile the data reported under subsection (a) of this Section
during the previous school year into an annual report and
submit copies of this report to the General Assembly, as
provided in Section 3.1 of the General Assembly Organization
    (c) With respect to reporting under this Section, an
association or entity to which this Section applies and any
member school shall have immunity from any liability, whether
civil or criminal or that otherwise might result by reason of
such action, except for willful or wanton misconduct. The
association or entity has the authority to take action against
a member school if the member school fails to complete the
required reporting.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/19/2016