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Sudden cardiac arrest bill would mandate training for coaches, student athletes

BY: - March 1, 2023

A Democratic representative has filed a bill that would mandate training and protocols to prevent cardiac arrest among student athletes, and sanction coaches who fail to follow them.  HB 45, sponsored by Rep. Jeremy Gray, D-Opelika, would require the State Board of Education to adopt guidelines to inform and educate student athletes, parents, and coaches […]