Senate File 328 - Introduced SENATE FILE 328 BY ZAUN A BILL FOR An Act relating to licensed health care providers for purposes 1 of state law regarding concussion and brain injury policies 2 for extracurricular interscholastic activities. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 2553XS (1) 89 je/jh
S.F. 328 Section 1. Section 280.13C, subsection 2, paragraph e, Code 1 2021, is amended to read as follows: 2 e. “Licensed health care provider” means a physician, 3 physician assistant, chiropractor, advanced registered 4 nurse practitioner, nurse, physical therapist, occupational 5 therapist, or athletic trainer licensed by a board designated 6 under section 147.13 . 7 EXPLANATION 8 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 9 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 10 This bill adds occupational therapists to the definition 11 of “licensed health care provider” for purposes of state 12 law regarding concussion and brain injury policies for 13 extracurricular interscholastic activities. Duties of such 14 licensed health care providers include but are not limited 15 to making determinations regarding removal of students 16 from participation in such activities and their return to 17 participation. 18 -1- LSB 2553XS (1) 89 je/jh 1/ 1