HB 961

Status: Signed by governor
Author: Rep. Donna Howard
Sponsor: Sen. Kirk Watson
Summary: Requires that if a district/charter school employs a nurse, the nurse may be a member of the district's/school's concussion oversight team if requested by the nurse. Adds the school nurse to the list of professionals who can make the decision to remove a student from practice/competition due to a suspected concussion. Requires a nurse who is on the concussion oversight team to take the training course required of other health professionals on the team.

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