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Concussion Safety Laws in Place In Every State

Forty-nine states have enacted a so-called Zackery Lystedt concussion safety law since May 2009.  Wyoming has enacted a weak concussion safety law, and the high school athletic association in Arkansas has rules that mirror the concussion laws of other states..

Youth Sports Concussion Safety Laws: Massachusetts

On July 8, 2010, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed the Commonwealth's youth sports concussion safety law, which applies to all public schools in the state and any school subject to the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association rules. Originally slated to go into effect on January 1, 2010, the law was subsequently amended to give it immediate effect.
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