Table: Youth Sports Concussion Laws

To date, every state and the District of Columbia have passed a sports concussion law. This table contains information on state concussion laws, including which states require return-to-play protocols for student athletes, which type of provider can issue a return-to-play clearance, and whether or not the law applies to recreational sports.

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Summary of State Laws Addressing Boating Under the Influence

This resource is a compilation of state Boating Under the Influence laws and summarizes provisions related to requirements for intoxication testing, as well as the type of penalties they assess.

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Policy Scan: State Laws on Boating Under the Influence

The combination of boating with alcohol and drugs, or “boating under the influence (BUI)”, has serious public health, legal, and economic ramifications for both boat operators and passengers. This resource examines state BUI laws.

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50-State Compilation: State Laws Addressing Housing Rights of Domestic Violence Victims

This 50-State Compilation summarizes what legal protections are available regarding domestic violence and housing issues in each state.

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Resource: Food Allergy Policy

Issue brief on food allergies and anaphylaxis in school-aged children, and state and federal legislative reform efforts to prevent and treat severe allergic reactions in schools; and fact sheet on state laws addressing EpiPen use in schools.

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Resource: Restrictions for Elder Drivers

This resource examines the legal approaches currently used to reduce elder driver related accidents across the U.S., including some of the unintended consequences of state intervention, and sumarizes elder driver laws in each state.

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Fact Sheets: State Motorcycle Helmet Laws

These state fact sheets provide an overview of motorcycle safety efforts in each of Eastern Region states, and offer legal options for states to address motorcycle safety.

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Table: Boating Under the Influence in Western Region States

This table provides a brief overview of state boating under the influence (BUI) laws, with concise summaries of key provisions and hypertext links to state statutes, for all eleven Western Region States.

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Table: Motorcycle Helmet Laws

This comprehensive table lists laws regarding motorcycle helmets in all 50 states and Washington D.C. The table includes which states have specific motorcycle helmet laws, the specification of these laws and the potential punishment for not following the law.   

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Issue Brief: Sports Related Traumatic Brain Injury and Return-to-Learn Provisions

All 50 states and the District of Columbia now have some form of youth sports-related TBI law. All of the state laws contain provisions about returning an athlete to the playing field, but only seven states have provisions that adrdress returning an athlete to the classroom after concussion.

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