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Mfume, Cardin push to require college emergency action plans for heat illnesses

June 22, 2023
Our Nation’s Capital

Five years after a University of Maryland football player collapsed of heatstroke during practice and later died, legislation has been introduced to require college athletic programs to develop emergency action plans for heat illnesses. On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Kweisi Mfume and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, both of Maryland, filed versions of the Jordan McNair Student Athlete Heat Fatality Prevention Act.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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