2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:40-41.4 - Removal of student athlete from competition, practice; return.


NJ Rev Stat § 18A:40-41.4 (2013) What's This?

18A:40-41.4 Removal of student athlete from competition, practice; return.

4.A student who participates in an interscholastic sports program or cheerleading program and who sustains or is suspected of having sustained a concussion or other head injury while engaged in a competition or practice shall be immediately removed from the competition or practice. A student-athlete or cheerleader who is removed from competition or practice shall not participate in further sports or cheerleading activity until he is evaluated by a physician or other licensed healthcare provider trained in the evaluation and management of concussions, and receives written clearance from a physician trained in the evaluation and management of concussions to return to competition or practice.

L.2010, c.94, s.4; amended 2011, c.168, s.3.


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