The resolution, SR-81, urges the state’s school boards and youth sports team organizations to post conspicuous signs at each sporting events in order to emphasize to players, parents, coaches and other attendees the rules and penalties under an athletic code of conduct.
It also urges them to make a verbal announcement about the rules prior to the start of any game to ensure the code of conduct is followed.
“These games aren’t deciding the World Series or the Super Bowl,” Senator Kean said. “It’s important to remember that they’re all about the kids. If everyone can be mindful of that, the players can focus on playing and giving the spectators something good to cheer about.”