Gov. Matt Bevin signs HB 241, providing more protection for high school student athletes

10/17/2017 05:17 PM

Kentuck governor Matt Bevin signed House Bill 241 into effect this afternoon, which has amendments to protect Kentucky high school student athletes.

The bill prohibits a coach from returning a student who has sustained a concussion to play until that student athlete has been cleared by a physician.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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