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Montana schools may face more concussion rules

The Hi-Line's state senators, Greg Jergeson, D-Chinook, and Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, voted for the legislation.

HELENA (AP) — School coaches could face more stringent rules when dealing with student athletes who suffer concussions under a new bill that is advancing in the Montana Legislature.

The Montana Senate on Friday endorsed, in a 33-17 initial vote, a plan that aims to better protect high school athletes from the dangers of concussions. It has been adopted in 43 other states, supporters said.

Senate Bill 112 would require more training to identify concussions, inclu...


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