AMENDMENT(S) PROPOSED BY THE HOUSE
HEALTH, WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS
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2. That the provisions of this act shall not become effective unless reenacted by the 2014 Session of the General Assembly.
3. That the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Division of State Parks shall convene a stakeholder work group, which shall include representatives of the Department of Education, the Department of Health, the Virginia Recreation and Park Society, youth and adult soccer associations, referees associations, semi-professional soccer associations, YMCAs, the Virginia Retail Merchants Association, and any others as deemed appropriate by the Director of State Parks or the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, to examine the safety issues associated with moveable soccer goals. The work group shall also review practices in other states including laws, regulations, policies, and protocols that promote safety for players, especially youth; and review the current safety practices associated with moveable goals followed by soccer programs sponsored by schools, public parks and recreation programs, and private associations in the Commonwealth. The work group shall complete its work and report its findings and any recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than November 1, 2013.