|Original Document: Concussion Policy Sample Resolution.pdf|
Reference Documents: Concussion Policy Sample Resolution.docx
Text of Document: RESOLUTION NO.______
A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT A YOUTH SPORTS CONCUSSION POLICY
FOR THE CITY OF _________
WHEREAS, thousands of youth participate in recreation and sports activities every year; and,
WHEREAS, each year youth are injured during recreation and sports activities, sometimes resulting in concussions that can have long term affects; and,
WHEREAS, in April 2013, the Tennessee Legislature adopted Public Chapter 148 that requires school and community organizations sponsoring youth athletic activities establish guidelines to inform and educate coaches, youth athletes and other adults involved in youth athletics about the nature, risk and symptoms of concussion and head injury; and,
WHEREAS, municipalities are required to adopt a policy establishing guidelines in compliance with Public Chapter 148; and,
WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Health has adopted the Tennessee Youth Sports Concussion Policy;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Mayor and Commissioners of the City of ________ that the following is hereby approved:
SECTION 1. The City of ___________ adopts the Youth Sports Concussion Policy that is attached to this Resolution.
SECTION 2. This Resolution takes effect immediately upon its passage, the public welfare requiring it.
Approved this ___ day of _____________, 2014