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File #: 22-0241    Version: 0 Name: Youth Football - Presence of Emergency Medical Services
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 5/16/2022 In control: Education Workforce and Youth
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Youth Football - Presence of Emergency Medical Services For the purpose of requiring a youth sports program to have emergency medical services personnel present at all youth football games in which youth athletes participate.
Sponsors: President Nicholas J. Mosby, Phylicia Porter
Indexes: Football, Safety, Youth
Attachments: 1. 22-0241~1st Reader, 2. 22-0241 BCPSS

Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

 

                     * Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.

                     The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.

                     Introductory*

 

                     City of Baltimore

                     Council Bill          

                                                                                                                                                           

Introduced by: President Mosby

                                                                                                                                                           

 

                     A Bill Entitled

 

An Ordinance concerning

title

Youth Football - Presence of Emergency Medical Services

For the purpose of requiring a youth sports program to have emergency medical services personnel present at all youth football games in which youth athletes participate.

body

 

By adding

Article 7 - Natural Resources

Section 54-7

Baltimore City Code

(Edition 2000)

 

Section 1.  Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

 

                     Baltimore City Code

 

                     Article 7.  Natural Resources

 

                     Subtitle 54.  Youth Athletic Protection

 

§ 54-7.  EMS Presence.

 

A youth sports program must have an emergency medical technician or                      

paramedic from the Baltimore City Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Services Division present at all football games in which youth athletes participate.

 

Section 2.  And be it further ordained, That this Ordinance takes effect on the 30th day after the date it is enacted.