Title 40. Public Health and Safety

Chapter 5-a. Health Provisions: Children

Part VII. Youth Sports Injury

Subpart B. Louisiana Youth Concussion Act

40:1089.2       Definitions


As used in this Subpart: 


(1) “Healthcare provider” means a physician as defined in R.S. 37:1262, a licensed nurse practitioner, a licensed physician assistant, or a licensed psychologist, which person has received training in neuropsychology or concussion evaluation and management. 


(2) “Public recreation facility” means a recreation facility owned or leased by the state of Louisiana or a political subdivision thereof. 


(3) “Youth athletic activity” means an organized athletic activity where the majority of the participants are seven years of age or older and under nineteen years of age, and are engaging in an organized athletic game or competition against another team, club, or entity or in practice or preparation for an organized game or competition against another team, club, or entity. “Youth athletic activity” shall not include college or university activities or an activity which is entered into for instructional purposes only, an athletic activity that is incidental to a nonathletic program, or a lesson. 


Redesignated from R.S. 40:1299.182 by H.C.R. No. 84 of the 2015 Regular Session. Added by Acts 2011, No. 314, § 1, eff. June 28, 2011. Amended by Acts 2018, No. 206, § 4.