Bill in the works to require helmets for female lacrosse players

Legislators are working to pass a bill that would mandate certain safe practices relating to girls' lacrosse in Maryland.

The legislation, introduced by delegates Jon Cardin and Dana Stein, was first read on February 8 and would require protective headgear be worn by girls participating in lacrosse youth sports programs. The legislation is pushing to require headgear in practices and games.

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Male lacrosse youth sports program participants in Maryland are already required to wear protective headgear in games and practices.

To view a copy of the proposed bill, look below.

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