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"Board of Directors Immunity Law"

Exempts volunteers of certain organizations from liability.

New Jersey's Code of Conduct Law (5:17-1 et. seq.)

Enacted on August 25, 2002, this legislation empowers school boards and youth sport organizations to establish athletic codes of conduct for players, coaches, officials and parents.

New Jersey's Violent Fans Law (2C:12-1 et. seq.)

Enacted on August 3, 2002, this amendment to the existing "Assault Law" targets persons who commit assault in the presence of a child under 16 years of age at a school or community sponsored youth sports event. The maximum penalty is a $10,000 fine and up to 18 months in prison (see subsection f).

Governor's Council On Physical Fitness And Sports

Volunteer Coaches' Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs
Minimum Standards

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Youth Sports Research Council
70 Lipman Drive
Loree Gym, Room 060

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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