Sports Safety Legislation

There are three important pieces of legislation that relate directly to sports safety. Illinois House Bill 1279, also known as the Rashidi A. Wheeler Initiative, and The Community Access to Emergency Defibrillation Act of 2001 (Community AED Act) were both enacted into law in 2001 and 2002. The Catastrophic Injury Prevention Act of 2010 is pending legislation that is being considered by the California State Legislature. Please click on the following link to learn more about these important pieces of legislation.

Federal and State Sports Safety Legislation